at Arlin Field will be turned on at 8:20 this evening – Monday, April 20 – to
honor the Mansfield Senior High School Class of 2020.
will be closed but the lights will remain on for 20 minutes and 20 seconds.
City Schools is joining area districts and many others across the state to
recognize seniors whose year has been disrupted by the impact of COVID-19.
may not be able to enjoy traditional events – prom, Class Day and commencement
-- because of the disruptions caused by the coronavirus,” Superintendent Stan
Jefferson said. “We don’t know yet what options we may have in the weeks and
months to come, but we will turn on the stadium lights tonight as a way to show
our seniors how much we love them. We will honor them for their achievements as
we light up our best wishes for their futures.”
urged anyone who would like to join in recognizing the senior class to turn on
their porch lights at 8:20 p.m. for 20 minutes and 20 seconds.
Source reported that other area districts who will turn on stadium lights
tonight include Buckeye Central, Bucyrus, Colonel Crawford, Crestline, Galion