Students at Vail High School in Montebello were asked, “In honor of Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for this year?” “I’m thankful for my age because it’s an opportunity for me to make mistakes, experience life and enjoy life itself.”– Wilmer Vargas, 17, senior “For being with my family. They’ve treated me very good and helped me keep going in school.”– Bryant Maltez, 17, senior “I’m thankful for this school, for the good teachers here and that it’s giving me an opportunity to graduate.”– Omara Adan, 17, senior “I’m thankful for my family and all of my loved ones. I’m just thankful for everything, for the friends I have, because everyone is special to me.”– Luz Landeros, 16, junior “I’m thankful just for being here, for being alive, for having my family with me, and for my girlfriend and her kid.”– Sergio Sanchez, 16, junior “Most of all, I’m thankful for my family. We’ll get together and find out things that we haven’t talked about in forever.”– Gabby Castillo, 17, junior AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!