By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It was a very special morning for some local graduates. Eyewitness News was at the Kimmel Center for the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine commencement.

It was the first in-person graduation for Penn’s medicine students since the start of the pandemic.

Students from 2021 and 2020 were also honored during the event.

A big congratulations to all of them and a thank you for all they’ve done during the pandemic.