Joe Biden surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduating class with special video message

President Biden made an appearance at the graduation ceremony for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

SUNRISE, Fla. – President Joe Biden made an appearance Tuesday at the graduation ceremony for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Biden surprised the Class of 2021 with a special video message.

The commencement ceremony took place at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

This graduating class’ high school experience was marked by tragedy.

They were just freshman when a former student shot and killed 17 people while injuring 17 others on Feb. 14, 2018. Of the 14 students killed in the shooting, nine would have graduated with the Class of 2021.

Biden’s full message to the graduates can be seen below:

President Biden surprised the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Class of 2021 with a special video message.

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David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.