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2014 Liberty graduate Amy Apostol laughs with fellow graduates as they wait in the gym for the ceremony to begin.

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2014 Liberty High graduate Wade Harrell, left, adjusts the cap of fellow graduate Amy Shao.

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Liberty High graduate Aaron Necer gives a thumbs-up as students walk toward the stadium Thursday evening.

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Liberty Senior Class President Carmen Morris address her fellow classmates and family.

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From left to right, Jillian Hagenston, Allyson Stanton and Shiloh Mayer stand high in the bleachers watching as fellow classmates begin to enter the Liberty gym.

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Brian Batey presents a principal's medallion to a Liberty High School graduate Thursday night.

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A 2014 Liberty High graduate makes a hand gesture to his family that he loves them after he has made his way onto the field and taken his seat.

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A 2014 Liberty High graduate student speaker addresses her fellow classmates.

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2014 Liberty High graduates listen as Senior Class President Carmen Morris addresses the graduates.

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Brian Batey presents a principals medallion to a Liberty High graduate.

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A 2014 Liberty High graduate takes a photo for a fellow graduate.

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Dawn Albritton, left, and Kaitlyn Coburn are enjoying the moment and stop for a quick photo at the Liberty High graduation.

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Liberty High 2014 graduates begin to gather outside the gym as they wait to go in.

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Liberty staff member Genevieve Champness takes a minute to take a photo with Calvin Laverty, left, and Sameen Bramer, right.

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The 2014 graduating class at Liberty High takes their seats as they begin to get ready to walk out to the stadium for the graduation ceremony.

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Liberty Baseball Coach Tony Mills helps lead the class of 2014 out of the gym and to the football field.

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Graduates from the class of 2014 wait in a hallway as they begin to make their way out to the stadium for the ceremony.

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A Liberty High student celebrates as he begins to head down the hall and out to the stadium.

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Graduating seniors sing the National Anthem one last time as Liberty Patriots to begin the 2014 commencement ceremony.

A thumbs-up. A hug. A principal's medal. All were signs of Thursday night's graduation celebration at Liberty High School.

Photographer David Dennis shares these moments from the evening.