By Adrienne Harris
While hundreds of seniors waited to walk the turf Wednesday at Rodriguez High School, a familiar westerly wind blew over Coach Ed Hopkins Stadium.
The graduates – adorned in white and green gowns – were about to receive their diplomas but – more significantly – embark on their new lives as adults.
“Today is the day we decide who we are to become . . .,” valedictorian Kelly Ann Bruner said during the 2014 commencement ceremony. “If you mold your character into something you are truly proud of, then it will seem like no door is closed,” she said.