The school: Bullard High School, Fresno
The ceremony: 4 p.m. at Save Mart Center
School mascot: Knights
School colors: Columbia blue and Navy blue
Number of graduates listed in program: 581
Time to complete graduation procession: 17 minutes
Number of valedictorians: 47
Some colleges graduates will attend: Arizona State University, Brigham Young University, Cornell University, University of California, Pepperdine University, University of Colorado.
Total number of graduates getting scholarships: 162
Total value of scholarships: More than $766,000
Attendance at graduation ceremony: about 3,500
Principal: Brian Beck
Best quote: "I promise you will no longer receive a phone call at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening saying, 'Hello, this is Principal Brian Beck ...' " (followed by a rousing ovation from the graduates).
Class speakers: Meley Abraha, Michael Ward, Arielle Di Pinto.
Best quote from Michael Ward: "It is our turn to follow our dreams, make our dreams a reality, and change the world for the better."
Staff writer Eunice Kwon contributed to this report. The reporter can be reached at email@example.com or (559) 441-6166.