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Vista High honors Class of 2020 winter graduates

VHS winter graduation 2020 Vista High School held its annual winter graduation on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 in a small, socially distanced ceremony at Snider Auditorium on the Yuma High campus. 

Yuma Union High School District Governing Superintendent Gina Thompson confirmed the group of graduates prior to the distribution of their diplomas. 

“Vista helped me so much,” Vista Class of 2020 graduate Janah Corona said during her commencement address. “I actually wanted to come to school, and wanted to learn and have fun. This school has so many great teachers, and they allow us to take advantage of that. I want to thank them for their patience and commitment to always helping their students and reaching out.

“We’ve dealt with so much in our background, but we made sure that we’d never give up and made sure that we’d be here graduating.”

Here is complete list of this year’s VHS winter graduates:  

Alec Nikolaus Bailey

Janah Saraie Corona

Dylan Antonio Jacquin-Ruiz

Sean Ray Mallett

Josiah Jeremiah Martinez Perez

Dayanna Michelle Perez

Lidia Saucedo Alvarado

Jayleen Cruz Silvas

Jalyssa Evangelina Sota

Jamir Clayton Ortiz

Julian Manuel Sota

Merlyn Parada Sotelo

The ceremony is viewable in its entirety at

Eric Patten