PINECREST, FLA. (WSVN) – Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s alma mater in Pinecrest celebrated her during her confirmation vote.
Students and employees at Miami Palmetto Senior High School cheered on Jackson Thursday, as she was confirmed as the following Supreme Court choose.
“We were all super excited about it. It’s continuously being talked about,” mentioned Janese Fayson, a senior.
“It’s a groundbreaking event,” mentioned senior class president Edoardo Sangelaji. “This one is definitely an appointment that’s going to go down in the history books.”
Jackson graduated from the varsity in 1988 as a panther. She served as class president, secretary of the National Honor Society and a member of the talk group.
“It brings recognition to our school. People that come out of here achieve truly great things,” mentioned Sangelaji.
Sangelaji is senior class president, a title Jackson additionally held on the college.
“It’s, of course, nice to have my name put next to, like, a person as great as her,” mentioned Sangelaji.
“The students are kind of seeing that anything is possible,” mentioned Elizabeth Valero, a trainer.
“She was pretty remarkable,” mentioned Jay Salon, a former trainer at Miami Palmetto Senior High School.
Salon, now instructing at Ransom Everglades School, additionally cheered on Jackson.
“Now, with this moment happening now and able to watch it now in front of our class, it’s pretty historic,” mentioned Salon.
“She’s a panther, just like us,” mentioned Fayson.
Miami Palmetto Senior High School could have a pep rally Friday morning to rejoice.
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