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Sherice Jackson, 17, left, of Freeport, Anne Mauro, (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Sherice Jackson, 17, left, of Freeport, Anne Mauro, 18, of Rockville Centre, and Courtney Dubin, 17, of Baldwin, pose for pictures at Hofstra University before their graduation from Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School. (June 1, 2013)

Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School graduation

During Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School graduation on June 1, 2013, the 318 members of the Class of 2013 walked the stage at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead.

Members of the Class of 2013 from Holy
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Members of the Class of 2013 from Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville line up to graduate in the David S. Mack Sports Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Sherice Jackson, 17, left, of Freeport, Anne Mauro,
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Sherice Jackson, 17, left, of Freeport, Anne Mauro, 18, of Rockville Centre, and Courtney Dubin, 17, of Baldwin, pose for pictures at Hofstra University before their graduation from Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School. (June 1, 2013)

Alyssa Bavaro, 17, of Westbury, who plans to
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Alyssa Bavaro, 17, of Westbury, who plans to study speech pathology at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa., was among the 318 students who graduated from Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School. The commencement ceremony took place at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

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Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's choir kicks off
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Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's choir kicks off the Hicksville school's commencement at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Charisheena Bailey, 17, of Freeport, who will be
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Charisheena Bailey, 17, of Freeport, who will be studying journalism at Sullivan County Community College in upstate New York in the fall, was among the 318 students who graduated from Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School. The commencement ceremony took place at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Principal Gene Fennell of Holy Trinity Diocesan High
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Principal Gene Fennell of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School congratulate the 318 members of the Class of 2013 during the Hicksville school's commencement at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

The 318 members of the Class of 2013,
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

The 318 members of the Class of 2013, Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville, attend their commencement at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Valedictorian Caroline Brown, 18, of Baldwin, urges fellow
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Valedictorian Caroline Brown, 18, of Baldwin, urges fellow members of the Class of 2013 of Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School to remember : "Once a Titan, always a Titan." The commencement for the 318 students was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

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Class president Kathryn Venezia, 18, of Copiague Harbor,
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Class president Kathryn Venezia, 18, of Copiague Harbor, urges fellow members of the Class of 2013 of Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School to be peristent in life. The commencement for the 318 students was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Salutatorian Kimberly Nicolas, 18, of Westbury, urges fellow
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Salutatorian Kimberly Nicolas, 18, of Westbury, urges fellow members of the Class of 2013 of Hicksville's Holy Trinity Diocesan High School to make a statement in life and have a different mindset going forward. The commencement for the 318 students was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Thomas Austin, 18, of Hicksville, receives his diploma
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Thomas Austin, 18, of Hicksville, receives his diploma from Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's Principal Gene Fennell. Austin and his twin brother were among the 318 students graduating from the Hicksville school. Their commencement took place at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Matthew Austin, 18, of Hicksville, receives his diploma
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Matthew Austin, 18, of Hicksville, receives his diploma from Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's Principal Gene Fennell. Austin and his twin brother were among the 318 students graduating from the Hicksville school. Their commencement took place at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

Matthew Austin, 18, of Hicksville, left, and his
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Matthew Austin, 18, of Hicksville, left, and his twin brother, Thomas, were among the 318 members of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's Class of 2013. In August, the inseparable brothers will head to boot camps hundreds of miles apart, Matthew to the Marines and Thomas to the Army. (June 1, 2013)

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After receiving ceremonial diplomas onstage, the 318 members
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After receiving ceremonial diplomas onstage, the 318 members of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's Class of 2013 move the tassels on their caps. The Hicksville school's commencement was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

The 318 members of Holy Trinity Diocesan High
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

The 318 members of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School's Class of 2013 celebrate at the end of their commencement. The Hicksville school's ceremony was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (June 1, 2013)

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