Graduates from the Myers-Lawson School of Construction don orange hard hats in lieu of the traditional cap.

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CREATIVE CAPS

by Jenny Boone

Graduation caps are more than just headpieces that complete the traditional regalia.

For many Hokies, the caps are windows that offer a glimpse of the wearer’s personal style.

Students decorate mortarboards with messages thanking mom and dad, declaring future plans, showcasing Hokie pride, or featuring any number of creative inspirations. Graduates from the Myers-Lawson School of Construction don orange hard hats in lieu of the traditional cap.