By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Krispy Kreme offered seniors a dozen free doughnuts Thursday if they showed up wearing their cap and gown or showed proof of graduation.

After more than a year of major changes, local seniors said it was nice to be celebrated.

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“It’s such a big deal being able to graduate, you wait your whole life for this, and being on Zoom the whole year was definitely tough,” said one senior.

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“But we all got through it, so the fact that they can help us celebrate by doing that for us. it’s awesome.”

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Seniors who missed the deal Thursday can still buy the 2021 Graduate Dozen until Sunday.