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Great Neck South High School graduate Benjamin Zander, (Credit: Tara Conry)

Great Neck South High School graduate Benjamin Zander, 17, -- a poet and aspiring television news anchor -- flashes his business card, which he taped onto his graduation cap, at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

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Great Neck South High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2013 on June 20 at the Tilles Center on the campus of LIU Post.

Great Neck South High School graduate Karl Michel,18,
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Great Neck South High School graduate Karl Michel,18, poses for a photo with his family outside the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

Members of Great Neck South High School's Class
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Members of Great Neck South High School's Class of 2013 receive their diplomas during a ceremony at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

A proud parent snaps a photo on her
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A proud parent snaps a photo on her iPad as Great Neck South High School's Class of 2013 accept their diplomas at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

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Great Neck South High School graduate Benjamin Zander,
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Great Neck South High School graduate Benjamin Zander, 17, -- a poet and aspiring television news anchor -- flashes his business card, which he taped onto his graduation cap, at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

Members of Great Neck South High School's Class
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Members of Great Neck South High School's Class of 2013 receive their diplomas during their commencement ceremony at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

Great Neck South High School co-valedictorian David Hyun
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Great Neck South High School co-valedictorian David Hyun Kim delivers his commencement address during the Class of 2013 commencement ceremony at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

From left, Great Neck South High School graduates
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From left, Great Neck South High School graduates Alex Chakrin, 17, Harrison Strows, 18, Evan Rabinowitz, 18, Morgan Fishkin, 17, Mark Jason, 18, and Matthew Zeiger, 18, celebrate at their commencement ceremony at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

Great Neck South High School graduates perform
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Great Neck South High School graduates perform "I'll Be There For You," better known as the theme song from the hit NBC show "Friends," during their commencement ceremony at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 20, 2013)

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Great Neck South High School musicians perform
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Great Neck South High School musicians perform "For Good" from the musical "Wicked" at the school's commencement ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

Anoush Baghdassarian, a member of Great Neck South
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Anoush Baghdassarian, a member of Great Neck South High School's Class of 2013, compares life to a movie while addressing her fellow graduates. (June 20, 2013)

During his commencement ceremony, Great Neck South
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During his commencement ceremony, Great Neck South High School graduate Benjamin Zander recites a poem he wrote. (June 20, 2013)

Marc Fishman, salutatorian of Great Neck South High
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Marc Fishman, salutatorian of Great Neck South High School's Class of 2013, tells his classmates during the commencement ceremony at LIU Post that graduation marks a new beginning, and not the end of their journey. (June 20, 2013)

A Great Neck South High School graduate sports
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A Great Neck South High School graduate sports a pair of shades in one of the school's colors for the commencement ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

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Members of Great Neck South High School make
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Members of Great Neck South High School make their way to the stage during their graduation ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

A Great Neck South High School graduate proceeds
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A Great Neck South High School graduate proceeds into Tilles Center at LIU Post for the school's commencement ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

Great Neck South High School's senior choir sings
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Great Neck South High School's senior choir sings "The Star Spangled Banner" at the start of the school's commencement ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

Great Neck South High School's senior choir performs
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Great Neck South High School's senior choir performs at the school's commencement ceremony. (June 20, 2013)

Great Neck South High School salutatorian Marc Fishman
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Great Neck South High School salutatorian Marc Fishman addresses the Class of 2013 and their friends and families. (June 20, 2013)

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