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A last-minute check of the cap and bow tie at the 2014 Shafter High School graduation.

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The 2014 Shafter Flower Girls take a minute to snap a group picture before the start of Shafter High's graduation.

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The 2014 Shafter High graduates look for family as they begin to enter the stadium.

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Shafter High graduates pose for a parent taking a picture before their Wednesday night graduation.

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A 2014 Shafter High graduate talks to a Shafter High faculty member before the ceremony Wednesday night.

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Shafter High band instructor Mr. Rodriquez leads the band in a little pre-graduation music, while awaiting the 2014 graduates.

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A 2014 Shafter High graduate is all smiles before the ceremony.

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The 2014 Shafter graduates begin the parade onto the football field at Shafter High School.

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Two flower girls take a moment to smile as the Shafter High graduates are coming onto the field.

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2014 Shafter High graduates look to find friends and family after taking their place on the field.

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Shafter High Principal Connie Sack addresses the students and parents as the 2014 Shafter High graduation begins.

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Anthony Rivera (left), Juan Avalos, Benito Olivares, Esteban Ramirez and Eric Gerardo wait in line as the 2014 Shafter High graduates begin to go into the cafeteria.

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The 2014 Shafter High graduates sit listening during the 2014 Shafter Graduation Ceremony.

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Some last-minute checks of the cap for two Shafter High graduates at the 2014 graduation.

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2014 Shafter High graduates begin to make their way into the cafeteria to find their spot before graduation.

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Miguel Aguilar (left), David Villa, Nicholas Alexander, Israel Valdez, Joel Robles and Chaz Nourse hang out before taking their spot in the cafeteria for thr 2014 Shafter High graduation.

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The 2014 Shafter High graduates begin to take their spots in the cafeteria before graduation.

Shafter High graduates were all smiles Wednesday night for commencement, and moving on to new beginnings.

Photographer David Dennis captured the Class of 2014's excitement.