The latest must-see event had some parents doling out $200 for the best seats in the house.
But the top-shelf tickets weren’t for the latest boy band concert or even a sporting event. Rather, that was the price for front-row seats at a high school graduation.
According to the Bradenton Herald, Manatee High School charged parents $200 for prime seating at the May 31 graduation ceremony at the school's Hawkins Stadium. The tickets sold out in four hours.
The cash-strapped Florida high school also announced it will charge seniors a $20 fee to attend this year's graduation in hopes of offsetting the cost of the ceremony.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Newest School Fundraiser!
I hope this doesn't catch on, because as a fundraiser it's in poor taste: