TUCSON (KVOA) - San Miguel High School sent its largest graduating class into the world Friday night with a generous gift.
Each of the schools’ 80 graduates is getting a check for $1,000 thanks to the Humberto Lopez Family Foundation.
The school received the $80,000 gift at Friday’s drive-in graduation ceremony.
The local businessman made the gesture because this is the twelfth consecutive year the school's graduates have had 100% college acceptance.
Attendees at the drive-in ceremony held at El Toro Flicks, watched pre-recorded addresses from President and CEO, Dave Mason, Principal, Michael Richards, Salutatorian, Nam Do and Valedictorian, Pam Gonzalez as well as a narrated montage of tributes to every senior.
The Class of 2020 will be pursuing post-secondary education at the following institutions: Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University, Pima Community College, Pima Medical Institute, The University of Arizona, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps.
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