Streator HS student Theresa Benckendorf celebrated her class's graduation over the weekend and her speech was tops! 

The student had some inspiring words for all who attended:

"Some people call me special because i have Down Syndrome. I want you to know that each of us is special. Having an extra chromosome does not define me."

Then, she ended things on a high note. Go Bulldogs!

Watch parts of the speech here:

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