In the age of COVID and all of the canceled and rescheduled events, high school seniors have seemed to get a large brunt of it. While many students have finally gone back to the classroom for in-person learning, many other in-person events, from proms and sporting events to graduations and after-school activities, have gone on in a very different way, if they've gone on at all.

Luckily, graduating high school seniors at Fairhaven High School are still getting some much-deserved recognition for their accomplishments with lawn signs that are now on display along the front lawn of the school on Huttleston Avenue.

The school shared a photo of the signs on its Facebook page Monday morning, writing that they're "celebrating our seniors with 21 for '21!"

It's hard not to feel a little emotional seeing all of the seniors' photos lined up on the lawn with their historic school building as a backdrop. In a year (and some change) where so much has seemed to go wrong, it's nice to see deserving young adults get the recognition they have earned.

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Last year, as the heart of the SouthCoast community was aching from the sorrow of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of people took to the streets of Acushnet and Fairhaven to honor Blue Devil seniors with a graduation parade.

Relive last April's amazing show of SouthCoast pride here.

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