The ceremony: 8 p.m., Livingston High School football stadium
School mascot: Wolves
School colors: Purple and gold
Number of graduates: 271
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Time it took for graduates to march in: 13 minutes
Number of valedictorians: 1 Valedictorian, 1 Salutatorian
Number of California Scholarship Federation lifetime members: 15
Greetings addressed in 5 languages: English, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu
Cutest sign/gift: A tray of cupcakes -- frosted purple and white -- intended for graduate Nancy Garcia. Her friends Andrea Garcia, Diana Macedonio, Molly Valenzuela and Tiffany Carlos prepared them. Why? "Because no one does it," Valenzuela said.
Scholarships: 71 recipients
Other accomplishments: Six seniors had perfect attendance for all four years of high school.
Class gift: A restoration of the football stadium ticket booth and decorative pillars for the "Character Counts" program
Class speakers: Salutatorian Manisha Singh and Valedictorian Harpreet Kaur Chohan
What they said: "Honestly, high school sucks," Singh said. "But the people I met here definitely do not. When friends become family, it's not easy to say goodbye."
One proud parent: Guillermina Vera, mother to 17-year-old graduate Viviana Vera. The family SUV had congratulatory messages painted on all of the windows.
What they said: "I feel happy and proud," Guillermina said in Spanish. "I hope she becomes what she wants in life. She has got big dreams in life and a lot of hope." Viviana will enroll at UC Merced this fall and hopes to become a doctor.
Principal: Ralph Calderon
What they said: "All of these graduates have accomplished many things and I would like to acknowledge their successes," Calderon said. He then had graduates stand to be recognized for honors like community service work and involvement in clubs, athletics and band.
-- Danielle Gaines