VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Local children who are finishing their kindergarten year got some congratulations from the class of 2022.

Monday, seniors from West Vigo High School walked with kindergarteners at Sugar Creek Consolidated.

Kindergarten Teacher Caitlyn Parker says the high school seniors are great role models to the children who will be the future class of 2034.

“This is a special time of year to celebrate all the accomplishments of both our high school friends and our kindergartners [who] have made it through their first year of kindergarten and just a special time to celebrate their accomplishments for the year,” said Parker.

She says the kindergarteners were so excited to see the big kids and get to celebrate their accomplishments Monday.