The students were met with claps and cheers as they walked out of their last clinical in Syracuse.
School administrators, the sheriff's office, and the police department in the city all joined the families for the big moment.
"I really wanted to have a graduation, but this has exceeded any expectations of a graduation, this is so meaningful to me and I'm so happy that we could have this," one graduate said.
The graduating nurses must now pass their board exams.
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