Editor's note: This is the fifth of six high school graduations The Bee is spotlighting.
The school: Clovis High
The ceremony: 7:30 p.m. at Lamonica Stadium
School mascot: Cougar
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School colors: Blue and gold
Number of graduates: 550
Time to complete graduation procession: 13 minutes, 21 seconds
Number of valedictorians: 8
Number of salutatorians: 2
Total number of scholarships: 166
Total value of scholarships: $2.4 million
Some colleges graduates will attend: California State University, Fresno; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Fresno Pacific; University of California at Los Angeles; University of California at Irvine; University of California at Merced; Dartmouth; West Point; Gettysburg College; Azusa Pacific University; Arizona State University.
Attendance at graduation ceremony: More than 7,000
Most surprising moment: 17 of the students had perfect attendance throughout high school
Principal: Pam Winter
What she said to the Class of 2010: "I challenge the graduates to treasure the relationships they have with their fellow students and with their families -- invest time, stay in touch, visit with your grandparents and talk with Mom and Dad. It's important."
Class Speaker: Camille van Putten
Best quote: "If there's one thing our class doesn't lack, it's passion. And it will take an ample amount of zeal to overcome the problems facing us today. Our single-minded determination will now be rewarded. We are motivated to change our world for the better, even if it means stepping outside our comfort zone."