Student Learns She's High School Valedictorian While Working at Drive-Thru

Due to school closure for the coronavirus, the principal found a creative way to deliver the exciting news.

A teen working a drive-thru while her high school is closed due to the coronavirus found out she is valedictorian when her high school administrator pulled up to the window to deliver the good news.

Michelle Floering — the secondary principal of Grand Traverse Academy in Michigan — surprised senior Kaitlyn Watson by pretending to be just another customer at the local Culver’s when she asked to speak with Watson.

"Hi Kaitlyn. So, I got you on camera because I want to announce something to you today," Michelle said during a touching clip that has gone viral. "You are GTA’s 2020 class valedictorian!"

With a look of shock and an adorable jump of excitement, Kaitlyn replied, "I am? Oh my gosh! Thank you so much!"

"You’re welcome," Michelle said beaming. "And I know we have to stay six feet away so I can’t give you a hug, but congratulations."

Kaitlyn couldn’t contain her happiness as she continued her tiny leaps of joy, while repeating her appreciation.

"Well deserved," Michelle said as she cracked a joke about waiting for her credit card from Katiyln’s co-worker.

It was a moment of pure bliss for Kaitlyn and a reminder of the creative ways we can keep in contact with each other during these social distancing times.

The video was first shared on Grand Traverse Academy’s Facebook page on Wednesday with the caption, "An extended school break and social distancing did not stop Michelle Floering, Secondary principal, from finding a way to give one of our seniors some exciting news! Congratulations, Kaitlyn!"

Watch the heartwarming video above!

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Kathy Griffin Says She's in Coronavirus Isolation Ward, But Can't Get Tested

The comedian says despite “unbearably painful” coronavirus-like symptoms, she can’t get approved for a COVID-19 test — calls president a liar about U.S. testing.

Kathy Griffin called Donald Trump a liar from an isolation ward for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to an Instagram selfie she shared on Wednesday.

She was calling out the president for his claim that the U.S. has offered more tests than any other country, because she says she can’t get one. According to Griffin, despite presenting with "unbearably painful" symptoms, she still couldn’t get tested for COVID-19 because of CDC restrictions.

While many believe that COVID-19 testing should be made available to everyone, the CDC website says, "Clinicians should use their judgment to determine if a patient has signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 and whether the patient should be tested."

Thus, there are plenty of people who’ve shared on social media that despite their belief that they may have symptoms of the virus, they have been unable to get tested. Still, tests are reportedly becoming more widely available and providing results faster than before.

‪He’s lying. I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms. The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions. #TESTTESTTEST ‬

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Griffin shared a screenshot of Trump’s tweet touting U.S. coronavirus testing numbers alongside a selfie of her wearing a face mask and a shot of the closed door of her private isolation room.

Two weeks ago, Heidi Klum also shared her struggles getting tested after falling ill and leaving the set of "America’s Got Talent." Both she and her husband wound up sick, but they did finally get tested, with Klum revealing just this week that they both had tested negative.

The health scare for Griffin comes a week after the tragic passing of her mother, who died at 99 years old. "I am gutted," the comedian said of her mother, who co-starred with her on her reality show "My Life on the D-List." "I’m so grateful you got to be part of her life. You loved her. I know it. She knew it. She’s irreplaceable."

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Love Island’s Paige says she’s locked in talks with Finn as he wants them to live 400 miles from family in Milton Keynes – The Sun

LOVE Island's Paige Turley is locked in talks with her boyfriend Finn Tapp over where they'll settle down.

The couple had plans to move to Manchester together – but now Finn is trying to convince the stunning Scot to move 400 miles away to his hometown of Milton Keynes.

Speaking to The Sun Online at The Global Awards with Very.co.uk, Paige said: "We're living in hotels at the moment, just going from place to place.

"We've always talked about moving to Manchester, but Finn's trying to persuade me to move to Milton Keynes. He loves it there."

Paige, 22, grew up in West Lothian and has been living in Glasgow before finding fame on Love Island's first winter series.

The proud Scot never thought she'd up sticks and move down south, but after falling for footballer Finn on the ITV2 show she knows she has to compromise.


Right now the pair are spending most of their time in London as they throw themselves into their glamorous new showbiz lives.

But Paige says she's still trying to get used to her Scottish lingo falling on deaf ears in England.

She said: "I'm finding it funny being in England and having to explain all these Scottish sayings to everyone all the time. I didn't even realise they were Scottish. Finn didn't know what a skelf was!"

The 22-year-old is also missing her home comforts – like square sausage.

But after being crowned champions of the first winter series, Paige and Finn are likely to be able to afford numerous homes having been tipped to make millions.






Last night was Paige's first solo red carpet appearance without Finn as she presented an award on stage to hundreds of screaming fans.

He's been busy trying to plot his footballing future as his contract with Oxford City remains up in the air.

Meanwhile Paige was on hand to present Brit rapper Aitch Global's Rising Star Award after her ex Lewis Capaldi won Mass Appeal and Most Played Song for Someone You Loved.

The star-studded event saw performances from Stereophonics, Ellie Goulding and Tones and I.

Paige then went on to mingle with stars at the glitzy after-party where Nadine Coyle, JLS, Emily Atack and a host of other celebs hung out at Eventim Hammersmith Apollo.

"I'm just riding the wave," smiled Paige.

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