Quitman, Miss. It was a very special day for three special needs students who are graduating from Quitman High School.
Family, friends, and community members were on hand Friday as these seniors were recognized for their accomplishments.
Each of the three students received several awards for all their hard work.
"They have overcome so many challenges," said special education director, Vickie Boykin. "They have worked so hard to get to this point. And it takes the whole community to support them and to help them reach this point "
A banquet was also held Friday in honor of the graduates.