Actress Eva Longoria joined graduates at a Los Angeles school for parents on Tuesday (11Dec12) to personally congratulate them on their achievements.

The former Desperate Housewives beauty delivered a commencement speech at the Animo Locke Charter High School, where students had completed the Parent Institute for Quality Education programme.

Sharing photos of the event on her blog, Longoria writes, "A room full of parents who have committed to their child's educational journey thru (sic) Piqe! Great program, Felicidades (congratulations)!"