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West High's Cassey Ross and Marshall Garcia give their approval before they walk on stage to graduate at the Rabobank Convention Center Wednesday night.

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Senior Jorge Lopez speaks to this year's West High graduating class and staff, thanking them for helping the graduates get to this day before the ceromony started at the Rabobank Convention Center.

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Senior Billie Willis helps Cheyanne Whitted with her tassle at this year's Class of 2014 West High graduation at the Rabobank Convention Center.

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Lined up out the doors along Truxtun Avenue outside the Rabobank Convention Center, friends and family come to see the West High Class of 2014 graduation ceromony.

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Mementos were sold outside the Rabobank Convention Center for the Class of 2014 West High graduation.

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Jodie Hare, a U.S. history and economics teacher, high-fives all the students as they go out on stage at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at Rabobank Convention Center.

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Students walk down the aisles as they go out on stage at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at Rabobank Convention Center.

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Students walk down the aisles as they go out on stage at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at the Rabobank Convention Center.

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The graduates pose while on stage at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at Rabobank Convention Center.

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The graduates wait as their classmates come on stage at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at the Rabobank Convention Center.

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Valedictorian Wesley Carias speaks to his classmates at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at Rabobank Convention Center.

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Valedictorian Wesley Carias talks to his classmates and the adminstration at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at Rabobank Convention Center.

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Graduate George Lopez walks to the mic to speak to his classmates at the Class of 2014 West High graduation at the Rabobank Convention Center.

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A decorated vehicle outside the Rabobank Convention Center announces one of the 2014 West High graduates.

The Rabobank Convention Center was a sea of green and gold Wednesday night as the West High School Class of 2014 graduated.

Photographer Rodney Thornburg shares these images from commencement.