With sunshine shining down and a bit of a breeze, the Benavides Class of 2020 completed a milestone that was uncertain due to a world pandemic.

On Friday, the graduates received their diplomas and are ready to venture into the next chapter of their lives.

These seniors came into the world during the 9/11 tragedy and because of the coronavirus their senior year was cut short.

Valedictorian was Alyssa Ruiz and Salutatorian was Marisela Escontrias gave speeches to their fellow classmates about following their dreams. They also thanked their family and friends for always supporting them.