On Friday, May 26, 2017, Alex Yarbrough addressed his alma mater, Littlefield High School. Yarbrough delivered his commencement speech to 85 graduating seniors. Yarbrough encouraged the students to be kind, open the door for others, and listen to their grandparent’s stories. Yarbrough surprised each graduating senior with a lottery ticket for the May 26, 2017 Mega Million Lottery. Yarbrough received a standing ovation from the graduating class.