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Arvin graduate Mohamed Alshaif, left, gets a hug from fellow graduate Federico Martinez before the start of graudation Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin High flower girls take a moment to smile before the start of the graduation ceremony Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduate Brittany Wadkins is happy and ready for her graduation to start Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduate Luz Pantoja reads a text before her graduation ceremony Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduates, from left, Yomira Bautista, Vanessa Sanchez and Ana Juarez get in a quick selfie before the start of their graduation Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduates Aaron Guerrero, left, and Catherine Soto, who are dating, share a private moment before the start of Friday's graduation at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduates Juan Espinoza, left, and Alvaro Espinoza wait in line before the start of their graduation at Arvin High Friday.

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Arvin graduates Juan Ramirez, left, and Denise Alvarez, who are dating, are all smiles as they get ready for Friday's graduation ceremony at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduates, from left, Ana Castro, Maria Chona and Shawn Carlos smile for the camera before the start of their graduation Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduate Jelyksa Solorio is ready for the start of Arvin's graduation ceremony Friday night at Arvin High.

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Arvin graudate Epifania Mendoza is all smiles before the start of Arvin's graduation ceremony Friday night.

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Arvin graduates Luis Tenorio, left, and Jose Manuel Flores show off their 2014 glasses at their graduation at Arvin High Friday.

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Arvin graduate Kelly Michael uses a fellow graduate's camera as a mirror before the start of the graduation ceremony Friday night at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduate Anthony Veloz adjusts his cap before going to his graduation Friday at Arvin High.

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Arvin graduate Alfredo Oronia is ready to lead his line into Arvin Stadium Friday night.

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Arvin High's flower girls lead the way for the start of Arvin's graduation ceremony Friday.

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Arvin High graduates enter the stadium for the start of their graduation ceremonies Friday night.

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Arvin graduates enter Arvin Stadium one last time before they graduate Friday night.

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Arvin High's graduation starts with a great crowd and Bear Mountain in the background Friday night.

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Arvin graudates wait to be seated before the start of their graduation ceremony Friday night at Arvin High.

Looking for lots of smiles? Arvin High School was the place to be Friday night as the Class of 2014 graduated.

Photographer Nick Ellis shares these photos from the festivities.