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Senior class president Harmaneet Gill watches a senior class slide show before leading the class out for their graduation. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduate Guillermo Campos makes sure his rather spiffy bowtie is straight as he waits for the commencement processional to begin. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Klaudette Garcia Herrera laughs as she watches a senior slide show in the gymnasium before heading out for her graduation ceremony. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Daizy Alvarez is all smiles as she walks in the graduation processional. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduates wait in the gymnasium to head out for their graduation. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduates wait in the gymnasium to head out for their graduation. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Class valedictorian Christopher Mazmanian is ready to lead his Wolf Pack classmates onto the football field for their graduation. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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As the moment drew closer, graduate Destiny Carabajal wiped away tears. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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William Cross waits with his classmates for the graduation processional to begin. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduates Gurwinder Singh and Gabrielle Montoya walk in the processional toward the Wolf Pack's football stadium. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduates enter their stadium for their graduation Wednesday night. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Graduates enter their stadium for their graduation Wednesday night. Ridgeview High graduated 430 seniors at its commencement at Ridgeview High Wednesday evening.

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Vani DeLuna (left) and Savannah Dean wait for their graduation prosessional to begin. They were among the 430 seniors who graduated from Ridgeview High Wednesday night.

With their senior class president leading the way, Ridgeview High school graduates stepped into their commencement ceremony and their futures.

Photographer John Harte captured these moments shared among students in the Class of 2014.