Sunnyland Elementary School students had some special visitors during the last week of school. Recent high school graduates returned to Sunnyland, where they attended elementary school, to celebrate their graduation, share future plans and provide advice to the students. The graduates’ advice included encouragement to work hard and have fun and to not hang on to challenges but instead hang on to what you learn from those challenges.

The high school grads also named teachers who had made an impact on them and why. Many of the students received scholarships to college and this information was also shared during the assembly. The event is intended to inspire young students and remind them of what they can achieve when they reach the end of their K-12 experience.

View the full Flickr photo album here.

Thanks to these stellar grads for taking the time to visit and congratulations!

Mauricio Ayala-Cruz, Squalicum
Jack Conroy, Bellingham
Cole Harris, Squalicum
Des’ree Henry, Squalicum
Deja Henry, Squalicum
Jose Hernandez, Squalicum
Avery Heuser, Bellingham
John Heywood, Bellingham
Elan Maxim, Bellingham
Cameron McNalley, Squalicum
Duy Nguyen, Bellingham
Justus Ostlund, Squalicum
Eduardo Suarez, Squalicum


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