Honorary commencement for ferry victims held in South Korea
An honorary commencement ceremony for 250 students who died in a ferry accident was held in Seoul on Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reported. /VCG Photo

An honorary commencement ceremony for 250 students who died in a ferry accident was held in Seoul on Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reported. /VCG Photo

Bouquets and students cards were placed on chairs at the ceremony to commemorate the dead. /VCG Photo

Bouquets and students cards were placed on chairs at the ceremony to commemorate the dead. /VCG Photo

The students from Danwon High School were among the 304 people who died in the ferry accident that happened off the country's south coast on April 16, 2014. /VCG Photo

The students from Danwon High School were among the 304 people who died in the ferry accident that happened off the country's south coast on April 16, 2014. /VCG Photo

Last year, a South Korean court acknowledged the government was liable for the deaths. The sunken ferry was raised to the surface in March 2017, nearly three years after the tragedy. It is one of the worst disasters of the country in decades. /VCG Photo

Last year, a South Korean court acknowledged the government was liable for the deaths. The sunken ferry was raised to the surface in March 2017, nearly three years after the tragedy. It is one of the worst disasters of the country in decades. /VCG Photo