He made presentations to both Pasco and Chiawana High Schools. Handfuls of students asked questions.
And the Justice tells KEPR it was a pleasure to emphasize the students' potential.
"To know that the future is theirs - they're going to be the decision makers soon, and that from where they are to where I am is not so far as it seems," said Washington Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez.
And Justice Gonzalez tops off his visit with a tree-lighting in downtown Pasco Friday night.