Source: Orange County Register (photos)
It’s a celebration years in the making as thousands of graduates are turning their tassels, marking the end of their studies and the beginning of using that knowledge.
It signifies an accomplishment of hard work, relief of finally being done, and a grand entrance into a new world.
Graduation caps are a part of that celebration.
They can say it all, or say nothing at all.
Some students give thanks to their families and supporters.
Others display the joy of walking away with a diploma in hand and a bright future ahead.
Here are some of our favorite messages from the first weeks of graduation season.