The Advanced ESL culminating spring ceremony, held at El Monte High School on May 30, featured 80 students who were congratulated by Principal Dr. Deborah Kerr and their instructors Dhaline Hean, Wayne Miyahara and Joyce Chan.
The ceremony featured speeches from students Feng Lin, Maria Valle and Amanda Escobar.
“Everyone here has come to the ceremony from diff countries, different experiences and different cultures,” Dr. Kerr said. “We are together as a community celebrating your success as students who have made a new life in this country and who now have English language skills as a tool to that success. We are here to celebrate you and your accomplishments.”