Before venturing off to make their mark on the world, some graduating seniors from Costa Mesa and Early College high schools squeezed in one final field trip this week.
Dressed in their caps and gowns, local representatives of the class of 2019 visited their old stomping grounds at Costa Mesa’s Sonora Elementary School to share a few words of wisdom with the young scholars who will follow in their footsteps. The “Senior Salute” — known in some districts as a Grad Walk — also offered the graduates a little perspective on how far they’ve come since their elementary days.
As reported here in the Daily Pilot, the seniors greeted the Sonora student body out on the blacktop, where they emphasized the importance of working hard, listed the colleges they plan to attend next year and explained the medals and cords that adorned their gowns.
“We are all living proof that you guys can truly accomplish anything and everything you want in life,” Costa Mesa High senior Katie Belmontes said, according to the Pilot.
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