Dear Class of 2020 will celebrate students who are set to graduate this year.
YouTube has announced it’s hosting a virtual graduation ceremony, which is set to see appearances from a host of mainstream celebrities, as well as creators who are more known for their content on the site.
#DearClassOf2020 You’ve worked so hard for this moment and even more people want to celebrate you. Join us in a Graduate #WithMe livestream event just for you. June 6th 👉 https://t.co/U4xzliH3Xi pic.twitter.com/se0pCOpXWt
— YouTube (@YouTube) May 19, 2020
The event is set to feature the likes of Barack and Michelle Obama, as well as Beyoncé, BTS and Lady Gaga, amongst others, who will be delivering speeches and putting on special musical performances.
The YouTube creators on the lineup include AsapSCIENCE, Jackie Aina, Dude Perfect, Emma Chamberlain, Heath Hussar, Zane Hijazi, John Green, Kate Albrecht, Nikkie de Jager, The Try Guys, Mark Rober and Liza Koshy.
Dear Class of 2020 will also see many of the graduating students getting involved. Those wishing to participate can upload videos to the event’s official website, with a range of categories available, including teacher shout-outs, the tassel turn and hat toss, and answers to grad questions.
The deadline for student submissions is 22 May.
Those wishing to tune into Dear Class of 2020 can do so on 6 June. The multi-hour event will be live streamed on YouTube, starting at 3pm EST/12pm PST.