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Graduating seniors mark a first for Clovis North

The school: Clovis North High School, Fresno

The ceremony: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Stadium

School mascot: Broncos

School colors: Black and Carolina blue

Number of graduates listed in program: 372

Time to complete graduation procession: 15 minutes

Number of valedictorians: 20

Number of salutatorians: 6

Some colleges graduates will attend: UCLA, Duke, Point Loma, UC Berkeley, Gonzaga, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara, UC Santa Barbara

Total number of graduates getting scholarships: 69

Total value of scholarships: $1,502,293

Attendance at graduation: About 5,000

Principal: Norm Anderson

Most surprising moment: Ex-Clovis Unified superintendents Floyd Buchanan and Terry Bradley presented the diplomas.

Class speaker: Alex Katich

Best quote from Katich: "Our legacy is that we can do anything. No matter the obstacle, no matter how improbable -- we will do it."

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