B107.3 Gina & Joe’s Graduation Celebration

With graduation ceremonies cancelled or postponed across the country, B107.3’s Gina and Joe decided to have their own celebration. Gina and Joe’s Graduation Commencement Celebration 2020 for high school seniors took place Friday, May 22 from 6-9 a.m., with the entire ceremony streamed on Facebook Live. Gina and Joe solicited names from parents and read off graduates from 26 different schools on the air. Celebrities and local figures gave inspirational speeches, including Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird, Lincoln Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Joel, and Nebraska Head Volleyball Coach John Cook. Afterwards, a local band, Parking Lot Party, performed in the Broadcast House parking lot.