Why? Student Punches Teacher After She Hands Him His Diploma
What kind of dummy would do something like this?
Just because you have your degree doesn't mean you can't get arrested at your graduation. It is unclear what led to this action, but some people on the web have some theories.
The student was being escorted by an adult, which could mean that staff had a reason to think something could happen. The other theory is that the student has some type of mental disability and acted out under the pressure with an auditorium full of people looking at him.
It's hard to tell.