>> the fall of 2004.
Osama bin laden.
The red sox.
Landmarks and the students who started school then are graduating.
Coming up we'll talk with some of central new york's top students, on the class of 2017, on a special edition of "bridge street."
>> sistina: good morning and welcome to our special edition of "bridge street."
The class of 2017.
I'm sistina giordano.
>> tenesha: and i'm tenesha murphy.
We're going to hear from some of central new york's top graduating seniors about their hopes and expectations as they head on to life after high school.
How they see the world, how they plan to change it.
>> sistina: so now let's meet our seniors.
>> tim: alexisi champsing.
Cara smith comes to us from bishop ludden.
Henneger's top student.
Working to become a physician.
Christian brothers academy eric.
Hoping to pursue strategic consulting.
The valedictorian of fowler high school.
Jenny mcintosh of chint.
>> laura, accepted at sarah lawrence college where she plans to study public policy.
Solomon lawrence represents the institute of technology.
Justin will study math and physics from the university of rochester.
That's our class of 2017.
>> tenesha: as you can see, we have a great group of students here for our special edition of "bridge street."
We're going to tap their minds as they head to college and what concerns them.
>> sistina: when we come back we'll kick off the conversation talking about how they made themselves stand out and go got into college.
We'd start the conversation in just a moment but we