High School Graduation Celebration
Graduating seniors from Mendez High School take to the streets with their families for a socially distanced commencement ceremony.
Graduation celebrations in Boyle Heights looked a little different in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Families and recent graduates of Mendez Highschool made the best of their constrained circumstances through socially distanced car celebrations. The vibrant sounds of family joy, pride and excitement filled the street of Boyle Ave and 1st St. as high school graduates signaled their commencement with horns and confetti.