Images: Graduation ceremonies from Glenbard South and East, Jacobs, Dundee-Crown, Round Lake, Maine East, West and South, Lake Zurich and Huntley.

 
 
Updated 5/22/2021 5:26 PM

High school seniors participated in graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Glenbard South and East, Jacobs, Dundee-Crown, Round Lake, Maine East, West and South, Lake Zurich and Huntley.

Glenbard South High School senior James Johnson is all smiles during the opening minutes of his graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
Glenbard South High School senior James Johnson is all smiles during the opening minutes of his graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
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Glenbard South High School seniors enter the stadium at the start of their graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Glenbard South High School seniors enter the stadium at the start of their graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
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Glenbard South High School Executive President Student Council Kelly Anderson gives the senior class address during the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
Glenbard South High School Executive President Student Council Kelly Anderson gives the senior class address during the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
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Glenbard South High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
Glenbard South High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Glen Ellyn.
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Glenbard East High School seniors line up before the start of the first of two graduation ceremonies held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
Glenbard East High School seniors line up before the start of the first of two graduation ceremonies held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
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Glenbard East High School seniors Adrien Gerue, left, and Marcus Frega have their photo taken by Adrien's dad, Brandon Gerue, at the start of the first graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard. The two seniors have been friends since fifth grade.
Glenbard East High School seniors Adrien Gerue, left, and Marcus Frega have their photo taken by Adrien's dad, Brandon Gerue, at the start of the first graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard. The two seniors have been friends since fifth grade.
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Glenbard East High School seniors Valeria Banuelos, left, Hannah Atienza taks a photo before the start of the first graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
Glenbard East High School seniors Valeria Banuelos, left, Hannah Atienza taks a photo before the start of the first graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
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Glenbard East High School senior Eva Brooks, right, gets a hug from fellow graduate Korey Bowen before the start of their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
Glenbard East High School senior Eva Brooks, right, gets a hug from fellow graduate Korey Bowen before the start of their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's football stadium in Lombard.
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Glenbard East High School seniors are teed up and ready to head to the football field to start the first of two graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's stadium in Lombard.
Glenbard East High School seniors are teed up and ready to head to the football field to start the first of two graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the school's stadium in Lombard.
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Students wave to their families after receiving their diplomas at the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Students wave to their families after receiving their diplomas at the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Joshua Neckar is entering the Navy and is recognized with other graduates entering the armed services during Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Joshua Neckar is entering the Navy and is recognized with other graduates entering the armed services during Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Valedictorian Kris Shah gives his senior student address during the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Valedictorian Kris Shah gives his senior student address during the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Senior Class President Ryan Frantik presents the class gift during the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Senior Class President Ryan Frantik presents the class gift during the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Many students decorated their mortarboard for the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Many students decorated their mortarboard for the Jacobs High School graduation ceremony Saturday May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Gianna Tatone heads to the podium to speak for the senior class presentation during the graduation ceremony at Huntley High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.  The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
Gianna Tatone heads to the podium to speak for the senior class presentation during the graduation ceremony at Huntley High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley. The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
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Huntley High School principal Marcus Belin, right, fist bumps student David Arellano during the graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.  The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
Huntley High School principal Marcus Belin, right, fist bumps student David Arellano during the graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley. The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
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Huntley High School graduate Jackson Ballard fist bumps principal Marcus Belin, right, during the graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.  The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
Huntley High School graduate Jackson Ballard fist bumps principal Marcus Belin, right, during the graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley. The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
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Huntley High School graduation speaker Mateo Hernandez addresses fellow students at the graduation ceremony at Huntley High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley. The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
Huntley High School graduation speaker Mateo Hernandez addresses fellow students at the graduation ceremony at Huntley High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley. The school graduated 736 students over three Saturday ceremonies.
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Adrian Kowalczuk waits for the start of the Huntley High School graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.
Adrian Kowalczuk waits for the start of the Huntley High School graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.
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Huntley High School principal Marcus Belin speaks during a morning graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.
Huntley High School principal Marcus Belin speaks during a morning graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Huntley.
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Cynthia Herrera Valencia walks to her seat during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
Cynthia Herrera Valencia walks to her seat during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
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Flowers adorn a student's cap during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
Flowers adorn a student's cap during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
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Graduates make their entrance onto the football field during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
Graduates make their entrance onto the football field during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
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Robert Campuzano views his diploma during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
Robert Campuzano views his diploma during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
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Mary Donahue walks back to her seat after receiving her diploma during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
Mary Donahue walks back to her seat after receiving her diploma during the Round Lake High School graduation Saturday.
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Mike Bender, assistant principal of student supports at Maine East High School and a 1987 Maine East High School graduate, lower left, blue mask, gathers with colleagues before the start of the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Mike Bender, assistant principal of student supports at Maine East High School and a 1987 Maine East High School graduate, lower left, blue mask, gathers with colleagues before the start of the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Motivating the the Maine East High School students while standing on a golf cart is Mike Bender, assistant principal of student supports. Bender, a 1987 Maine East High School graduate, said, "I am completely excited, you know, as an alum of Maine East High School, I'm very excited to be here, having graduation where I graduated, and just thrilled that we get to do a graduation for our students in a safe environment. Unfortunately, we couldn't do something like this last year, and they've earned it and we're really excited about it."  Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Motivating the the Maine East High School students while standing on a golf cart is Mike Bender, assistant principal of student supports. Bender, a 1987 Maine East High School graduate, said, "I am completely excited, you know, as an alum of Maine East High School, I'm very excited to be here, having graduation where I graduated, and just thrilled that we get to do a graduation for our students in a safe environment. Unfortunately, we couldn't do something like this last year, and they've earned it and we're really excited about it."  Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Alexxa Soto, 19, center of Niles participates in Maine East High School's graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "I'm both excited and very hot right now," Soto said.
Alexxa Soto, 19, center of Niles participates in Maine East High School's graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "I'm both excited and very hot right now," Soto said.
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Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Maine East High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Families assembled for the Maine East High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Families assembled for the Maine East High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Armani Dennis picks up her diploma during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Armani Dennis picks up her diploma during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Lara Hazlett waves to her family before the start of the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Lara Hazlett waves to her family before the start of the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Salutatorian Della Angelakos delivers her speech during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Salutatorian Della Angelakos delivers her speech during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Armani Dennis looks for her family in the crowd during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Armani Dennis looks for her family in the crowd during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Maritza Hernandez waves to her family during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Maritza Hernandez waves to her family during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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Amelie Kukreja sings the National Anthem during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Amelie Kukreja sings the National Anthem during the Dundee-Crown High School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
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John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comJohn Aldworth, Assistant Principal for Student Experiences gives the Maine West High School graduating class one more experience as he High Fives each graduate as they walk to the ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comJohn Aldworth, Assistant Principal for Student Experiences gives the Maine West High School graduating class one more experience as he High Fives each graduate as they walk to the ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Grduate Courtney Thames sings the National Anthem to start the Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Grduate Courtney Thames sings the National Anthem to start the Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Maine West High School graduation ceremony in Des Plaines on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Kristen Meyer, 18, center of Park Ridge, tosses her cap during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "It's so surreal after the year we've had," Meyer said. "Amazing to finally be here."
Kristen Meyer, 18, center of Park Ridge, tosses her cap during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "It's so surreal after the year we've had," Meyer said. "Amazing to finally be here."
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Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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A diploma case is handed off on stage during the Maine South High School commencement on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
A diploma case is handed off on stage during the Maine South High School commencement on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Joseph Pabon, 18, of Park Ridge, celebrates during the commencement ceremony at Maine South High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Joseph Pabon, 18, of Park Ridge, celebrates during the commencement ceremony at Maine South High School on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Nelly Hadlaw gives the commencement address during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "2020 was crazy," Hadlaw said. "So, I'm just going to leave it at that."
Nelly Hadlaw gives the commencement address during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "2020 was crazy," Hadlaw said. "So, I'm just going to leave it at that."
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Genevieve Hubbell, 18, center of Niles claps during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "The weather today is pretty warm, we're all sweaty but I'm glad that we all get to be together" Hubbell said.
Genevieve Hubbell, 18, center of Niles claps during the Maine South High School commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge. "The weather today is pretty warm, we're all sweaty but I'm glad that we all get to be together" Hubbell said.
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Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
Maine South High School held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Park Ridge.
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Graduate Bode Engelmann poses for a photo with family at the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Graduate Bode Engelmann poses for a photo with family at the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Graduate Suzanne Patel speaks to the graduating class of 2021 at the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Graduate Suzanne Patel speaks to the graduating class of 2021 at the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Graduates hold their caps in the wind as they march to Pomp and Circumstance into the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Graduates hold their caps in the wind as they march to Pomp and Circumstance into the Lake Zurich High School graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Lake Zurich High School held its graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Lake Zurich High School held its graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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Lake Zurich High School held its graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
Lake Zurich High School held its graduation ceremony in Lake Zurich on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
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