Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Students throw their graduation caps into the air at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif.,...
Students throw their graduation caps into the air at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Families of graduating students stay seated while practicing social distancing, during the...
Families of graduating students stay seated while practicing social distancing, during the graduation commencement ceremony at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Shelly Deng looks at her pictures on her parents' phones following her commencement at...
Shelly Deng looks at her pictures on her parents' phones following her commencement at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - A student enters the stadium holding up a huge sign with the QR code at Stanford University, in...
A student enters the stadium holding up a huge sign with the QR code at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. The QR code opens the YouTube video to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up." (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - A student closes her eyes and smiles during Provost Drell's speech during the...
A student closes her eyes and smiles during Provost Drell's speech during the commencement at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Ryan Wimsatt joins his hands to thank his parents during the graduation ceremony at Stanford...
Ryan Wimsatt joins his hands to thank his parents during the graduation ceremony at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - A parent hugs her son and congratulates him after the graduation ceremony at Stanford University,...
A parent hugs her son and congratulates him after the graduation ceremony at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 13, 2021. (Harika Maddala/CalMatters)
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Franklin High School students enter the arena as they get ready to graduate during Class of 2023...
Franklin High School students enter the arena as they get ready to graduate during Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on...
during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Nathan Vonghom, a junior at Franklin High School tears up as he watches his senior year friends...
Nathan Vonghom, a junior at Franklin High School tears up as he watches his senior year friends enter the arena in graduation gowns during the Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Parents of the graduating class wait for their children to receive their diplomas during Franklin...
Parents of the graduating class wait for their children to receive their diplomas during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - A proud Maria Salcedo smiles wide as her son, Rafael Salcedo-Prado, thanks his parents in his...
A proud Maria Salcedo smiles wide as her son, Rafael Salcedo-Prado, thanks his parents in his speech during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Proud parents take pictures and videos of their children as they receive their diplomas during...
Proud parents take pictures and videos of their children as they receive their diplomas during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA
Graduation, at last (Photos for CalMatters) - Maricela Munoz (left) and Heriberto Munoz tear up as their elder son receives high school diploma...
Maricela Munoz (left) and Heriberto Munoz tear up as their elder son receives high school diploma on behalf of their late son Cristian Fernandez-Munoz during Franklin High School Class of 2023 Commencement at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., on May 26, 2023. Fernandez-Munoz died in a shooting in Mexico in December 2021. (Harika Maddala/Bay City News/Catchlight Local) Stockton USA

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These images are of students of Stanford University who graduated during the pandemic and of Frankin High School students who entered the high school during COVID and graduated in 2023.
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