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Congratulations, class of 2013!

West Linn High School held its graduation ceremony June 4


by: VERN UYETAKE - Graduates let their caps fly at the end of the ceremony.by: TIDINGS PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Emma Jones fixes her cap prior to the ceremony.by: VERN UYETAKE - Casey Griffith, left, and Matt Hamblem exchange well wishes prior to the ceremony.by: VERN UYETAKE - Jack McMenomey, left, and Austin Bridgeman add a little flair as they enter the auditorium.by: VERN UYETAKE - Nicholas Leschorn looks up into the audience.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Alec Gans, left, and Zach Nelson look for friends and family as they wait for the ceremony to begin.by: VERN UYETAKE - Graduates watch as their classmates enter the Chiles Center.by: VERN UYETAKE - Natalie Gulgren spotS family members in the audience.by: VERN UYETAKE - Emily Borne, Nicole Campbell, Jessie Comfort, Emmalee Scheid, Megan Wakefield and Jennifer Warmack sing the national anthem.by: VERN UYETAKE - Student body president Paige Myers welcomes guests and offers introductory remarks.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Student body president Paige Myers welcomes guests and offers introductory remarks.by: VERN UYETAKE - Superintendent Bill Rhoades reflects on a year of miraculous achievements.by: VERN UYETAKE - The symphonic choir performs an original song, 'Breaking Free/Home,' written by Nicole Campbell, Greg Holden and Drew Pearson.by: VERN UYETAKE - Joanie Kernagis listens to the symphonic choir performance.by: VERN UYETAKE - Nicole Campbell plays and sings 'Break Free/Home,' which she wrote with fellow students Greg Holden and Drew Pearson.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Valedictorian Pascal Marie Wallace Patterson offers her thoughts about everything to appreciate about her school experience.by: VERN UYEATKE - Valedictorian Pascal Marie Wallace Patterson offers her thoughts about everything to appreciate about her school experience.by: VERN UYETAKE - Jordan Kraig listens to a classmate's speech.by: VERN UYETAKE - This year's distinguished teacher, Marlo McKennon, addresses the class.by: VERN UYETAKE - Principal Lou Bailey makes his presentation to the senior class.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Connor Newromes points to his parents as the class offers a round of applause in recognition of all the parents.by: VERN UYETAKE - Briana Barzola and Paige Myers exit the stage with their diplomas.by: VERN UYETAKE - Madison Baldwin hugs Marlo McKennon after receiving her diploma.by: VERN UYETAKE - Tyler Chay leaves the stage with his diploma.by: VERN UYETAKE - Graduates cheer on their fellow classmates.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Maria Jazmin Gutierrez-Zepeda celebrates with her diploma in hand.by: VERN UYETAKE - Nohealani Martins receives her diploma.by: VERN UYETAKE - Leah Merriam shows off her diploma.by: VERN UYETAKE - Emmalee Scheid celebrates after receiving her diploma.by: VERN UYETAKE - Jessi Kindley, left, and Allie Kirsch turn their tassels.

by: VERN UYETAKE - Taylor Backa, left, and Sophie Bangs embrace at the end of the commencement.



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