It was a special day for students at Saint John's Church in Springfield today was 'Graduation Sunday'.
The event celebrated educational milestone achievements for students from pre-k through post-graduate.
Lots of people turned out at the graduation at Saint John's Congregational Church.
A pastor says it's important to recognize goal achievements.
"The importance is showing people that regardless of what people may say about you, you can achieve everything you set before you with prayer, with faith, with persistence, discipline, you can do it," said Rev. Kenneth Young.
The Saint John's scholarship committee also awarded nine scholarships to high school and current college students.
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