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High school seniors who met in kindergarten reunite with teacher

Posted at 8:38 AM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 01:43:20-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Five lifelong friends who started together at the same elementary school are now set to graduate high school together.

Cole Bartke, Eric Cho, Aidan Keith, Luc Rosenblatt and Ben Rivera were all students in Cassandra Konrath's kindergarten class at Fruchthendler Elementary in 2006-2007.

Keith, Cho and Rosenblatt are graduating from Salpointe Catholic High School. Bartke and Rivera are graduating from Catalina Foothills High School.

Keith, Rivera and Rosenblatt will attend the University of Arizona. Cho is headed to Boston University, and Keith will enroll at Arizona State.

The group visited Konrath's class for a joyful reunion. They credit the teacher for starting them on the path to academic success.