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PHOTOS: Walter Johnson Class of 2012

WJ seniors celebrated their graduation Thursday evening at the DAR Constitution Hall.

More than 550 seniors received their diplomas in a Thursday evening ceremony at the DAR Constitution Hall.

The class is marked by their unity, individuality, and philanthropy, speakers said. Walter Johnson was once again this year's The class received more than 1,750 offers of college admission, more than $26 million in offers of scholarship funding, and will attend 160 college campuses around the world, said Principal Jennifer Baker at the ceremony.

MCPS community superintendent and former beloved Walter Johnson principal Christopher Garran took the stage to address the students as the evening's graduation speaker, highlighting the importance of taking risks.

"I miss you more than you can know," Garran told the graduates. "I'm exceptionally proud of you and proud of where you will go."

Would you like to congratulate a member of the Walter Johnson class of 2012? Tell us in the comments.

Peggy Johnson June 11, 2012 at 05:03 PM
Congrats to my niece Catrina Johnson...you make the family proud, Keep up the good work. Love ya, Auntie Peggy, Hackensack, NJ
Grace E Gray June 11, 2012 at 07:10 PM
Congratulations Max Learner, fabulous neighbor and all-round excellent scholar!

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