Gabe Johnson (from left), adjusts his mortarboard as Diana Wokson helps Caden Kuusisto get ready to participate in the honorary color guard during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Gabe Johnson (from left), adjusts his mortarboard as Diana Wokson helps Caden Kuusisto get ready to participate in the honorary color guard during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Students take a knee during the national anthem at the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Students take a knee during the national anthem at the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Keegan Chastey adjusts his mortarboard before the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Keegan Chastey adjusts his mortarboard before the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies where held outside on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies where held outside on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Adair Ballavance (left) irons graduation gowns for students before the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Adair Ballavance (left) irons graduation gowns for students before the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com

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Jeremy Wilson performs an honor song during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Jeremy Wilson performs an honor song during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Graduates wait for the processional during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Graduates wait for the processional during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Prisma Heard of Duluth checks her phone before Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Prisma Heard of Duluth checks her phone before Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Signs thanking WDIO meteorologist Justin Liles seen during the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Signs thanking WDIO meteorologist Justin Liles seen during the Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Martin Erickson wears sunglasses during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Martin Erickson wears sunglasses during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Senior class advisor Adair Ballavance speaks during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Senior class advisor Adair Ballavance speaks during Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year.(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Cheryl Asman of Duluth poses with her son Brandon Danielson before Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Cheryl Asman of Duluth poses with her son Brandon Danielson before Denfeld High School commencement ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. 176 students graduated from Denfeld this year. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)