The Gordon Bernell Charter School class of 2019 toss their caps at the end of their graduation ceremony Thursday at Metropolitan Detention Center. This class is the youngest group to get diplomas from the charter school, principal Chris Cozzone says. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)
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Betty Lucero traveled to Albuquerque from Colorado by bus to watch her son Daniel Lucero graduate at Metropolitan Detention Center.
“It’s a very big thing,” she said, tears forming in her eyes. “He’s one of the few high school graduates in the family now.”
It was a bit of a trek, but the beaming mom wanted to support her son.