I would like to thank and congratulate the Northwest Florida Daily News for the excellent series on the 2019 high school graduates in our area. The short bios of these young people were refreshing to read and filled with optimism for the future in stark contrast to much of our usual news.

Many of these students worked diligently to achieve their grades and standing and clearly deserve the recognition. Well done, Daily News, and please continue this outstanding practice.

Rich Landy, Destin