Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer was the class speaker Thursday night as Fresno Christian High School celebrated its 65 graduating seniors. Here's a rundown of what happened at the graduation ceremony:
The school: Fresno Christian High School
The ceremony: 7 p.m. Thursday in the Peoples Church sanctuary
School mascot: Eagles
School colors: Maroon and black
Number of graduates listed in program: 65
Time to complete graduation procession: 5 minutes, 35 seconds
Number of valedictorians: 1
Number of salutatorians: 1
Some colleges graduates will attend: Biola, University of Alabama, Azusa Pacific, California Baptist University, Pepperdine, Menlo University, South Carolina State, UC Davis
Attendance at graduation ceremony: about 1,700
Most surprising moment: Many in the audience didn't realize how many of the students had achieved grade-point averages of 4.0 or better while involved in extracurricular activities.
There were 18, six boys and 12 girls.
Principal: Todd Bennett
What he said of the class of 2010: "They truly are an outstanding group. ... They will be missed greatly."
Class speaker: Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer
Best quote from valedictorian Elizabeth Grossman: "The class of 2010's complete education has come by way of growing spiritually, socially and academically throughout our many years here."