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Time to GRADUATE, time to CELEBRATE

Hillsboro honors valedictorians, salutatorians in Class of 2016


Six local high schools will graduate about 1,370 students next week as the Class of 2016 moves beyond high school and on to the next phase of life.

Commencement ceremonies begin Tuesday, June 7 and continue through Saturday. All ceremonies take place at Liberty High School, unless noted otherwise.

HILLSBORO ONLINE ACADEMY:

7 p.m., Tuesday, June 7 at Peter Boscow School, 5452 N.E. Third Ave.

Number of graduates: 15

Class motto: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.

-- Nelson Mandela

MILLER EDUCATION CENTER:

7 p.m., Wednesday, June 8 at Peter Boscow School.

Number of graduates: 25

GLENCOE HIGH SCHOOL:

7 p.m., Thursday, June 9

Number of graduates: 355

Class motto: “Together, we have experienced life. Separately, we will pursue our dreams. Forever, our memories will remain.”

HILLSBORO HIGH SCHOOL:

7 p.m., Friday, June 10

Number of graduates: 300

Class motto: “We cannot discover new oceans unless we have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL:

3 p.m., Saturday, June 11

Number of graduates: 325

Class motto: "“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

-- Steve Jobs

CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL

7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 11

Number of graduates: 350

Class motto: "Even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there."

-- Stephen Chbosky