The Jasper Classical Academy's Graduating Kindergarten Class of 2020 received diplomas this week in special ceremonies that were held on Wednesday morning to honor the students and at the same time protect them from the threat of Coronavirus.

In all a total of 17 youngsters, who graduated the school, arrived single file in a stream of cars, driven by parents and family members got out and went to the stage, where they received diplomas and other certificates or awards for their achievement.

Pastor Gary Marshall said he was proud of the children and their accomplishments. Marshall of the Harvest Way Church and others started the Charter School many years ago with only a hand full of students. Since that time they have worked to expand the school and it's curriculum which now supports over 170 children in classes from kindergarten to the 7th grade.