Pharrell Williams Surprises Verizon Adfellows Class in Online Graduation

Virtual ceremonies don't have to be a total letdown after all

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When 34 young people from around the country came to New York last year to participate in the coveted adfellows program, not one of them could have imagined that their spring graduation ceremony would be canceled due to a global pandemic.

This year’s class of fellows from Verizon’s diversity pipeline fellowship for marketing and advertising jobs expected to face the same disappointment shared by college and high school students everywhere that comes with substituting a much-anticipated celebration for a virtual event.

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