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YouTube is preparing to host a virtual graduation ceremony for the class of 2020. This virtual ceremony will include a commencement address delivered by both Barack and Michelle Obama. The special titled, “Dear Class of 2020” will include many celebrities such as Lady Gaga, BTS, and Condoleezza Rice.
The ceremony will premiere on the YouTube Originals channel and on the Learn@Home YouTube channel Saturday, June 6th. Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative will host an hour-long kick off celebration.
Commencement speakers include BTS, Lady Gaga, Robert M. Gates, Sundar Pichai, Condoleezza Rice, and Malala Yousafzai. BTS and many other artists will perform at a virtual graduation after party.
At this time, we know that special appearances from celebrities such as Kelly Rowland, Kerry Washington, Zendaya, Jackie Aina, and Alicia Keys will take place throughout the special.
A full schedule of commencement events will be released on the official Learn@Home website on May 17th.