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Student Leaves Wheelchair to Walk on Graduation Stage
Student Leaves Wheelchair to Walk on Graduation Stage

Students from around southern Nevada have overcome overwhelming obstacles to earn a high school diploma.

However, the demonstration of one student’s remarkable achievements brought the audience to their feet at the recent graduation ceremony at Arbor View High School.

Matthew Fields has been confined to a wheelchair his entire life. He worked hard to overcome health issue and earn his diploma.

During the graduation ceremony June 18, Fields showed his fellow graduates, teachers and the audience just how far he has come with hard work and determination. He left his wheelchair on the stage and walked to the podium.

While at the podium, he gave instructions for the presentation of colors and led the singing of the national anthem.

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