ABOVE: Rodney Taylor, 18, does a little dance after receiving his diploma at the Alameda High School graduation ceremony on June 13.
LEFT: Valedictorian Ryan Lee speaks during the ceremony at Thompson Field in Alameda.
BELOW: Some of the graduates celebrate together at the end of the ceremonies.
BELOW MIDDLE: Many seniors decorate their caps with their future colleges and universities for the event.
BOTTOM: Graduates bring their tassels to the other side of their cap at the end of their graduation ceremony for the 2014 class of Alameda High School.
Laura A. Oda/staff photos