Shining Stars: A very special graduation

  • The Ann Storck Center held a preschool graduation ceremony Thursday, June 6, 2013, for 24 children at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. The school serves children and adults with developmental disabilities. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Vanessa Richard, 5, walks down the aisle to graduate from the Ann Storck Center Preschool on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. The school serves children and adults with developmental disabilities. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Malique Reid, 5, celebrates after his graduation from the Ann Storck Center Preschool on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rafael Colado, left, holds hands with Adrian Woods as they begin their preschool graduation walk on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. The children graduated with 24 of their classmates from the Ann Storck Center, a school for children and adults with developmental disabilities. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Family, teachers and volunteers cheer for the 24 graduates of the Ann Storck Center Preschool on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jayden Green reaches for his preschool graduation certificate from Charlotte Mather, left, CEO of the Ann Storck Center, with his teacher, Yenth'l Isaac, right, by his side on Thursday, June 6, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Ashley Jasmin smiles after singing "God Bless America," Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Ann Storck Center preschool graduation, held at the Fort Lauderdale Police Officer's Hall. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF