Among the many traditions that appear at high school graduation time, none is better than the one in Rochester, Minn., where the graduating seniors put on their caps and gowns and return to the schools of their past.
Today was that day in the city, when the kids went back to their elementary and middle schools to be the role models for the kids who are only too happy to see them.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.