Vallejo Times-Herald: Peoples High honors graduates who overcame hurdles

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen/Times-Herald staff writer

For the students of Vallejo’s Peoples High School graduating is not a foregone conclusion, making Wednesday’s ceremony even more meaningful.

“It was not a sure thing for most of these students,” said Peoples’ new principal Edison Kelly. “It’s hard to describe that sensation, when you see that light bulb come on in a student others have given up on, and they beat the odds.”

Guest speaker Pastor Dante Quick echoed that sentiment.

“I assume you’re at Peoples because there were obstacles in your way and that somebody didn’t think you could make it,” he told some

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