BRIDGEPORT - Seniors from high schools across Bridgeport celebrated their graduations Tuesday during separate ceremonies at Webster Bank Arena.

The Harding High School Class of 2016 graduated in the afternoon. Students said it felt great to reach the milestone.

"It's an amazing day," said Christopher Marte, of Bridgeport. "I've worked really hard, and my work is finally paying off."

Norwalk High School students also graduated Tuesday.

Students filled the field at the school, many with their graduation caps decorated to reflect on their years of learning.

Teachers and students said it was a big moment to celebrate.