IN PICTURES: More than 400 graduate from Jordan High School

More than 400 graduates of David Starr Jordan High School walked the stage Wednesday afternoon to collect their diplomas at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach.

A total of 407 students from the Class of 2021 graduated, including seven valedictorians  who were honored: Ulises Martinez Serrano, Fabian Ochoa, Natalie Gomez Garcia, Victoria Le, Randy Nunez Roman, Jazzlynn Tupu and Jocelyn Felix.

More than half of graduating seniors, 230, will be attending college next semester.

These Jordan High School best buddies gather for a group photo before the school’s graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Mia Ramirez sings a solo during Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Zamajahe Lee high-fives an instructor after receiving his diploma at Jordan High School’s 86th graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Anthony Ruelas celebrates after receiving his diploma at Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Fatima Garcia holds her diploma up high at Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Terri Cole walks for her son, Sean Phoenix Cole-Smith who died, as she holds his photo after receiving his diploma at Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

A graduate hugs the assistant principal after receiving his diploma at Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

The class of 2021 marches into the Veterans Memorial Stadium at Jordan High School’s graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

A family member stays in the shade under an umbrella for Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Graduation caps are decorated for Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Graduates hug after officially becoming the Class of 2021 at Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Not just dress shoes are worn for Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Family members wave at graduates as they enter the stadium for Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Family members wave at graduates as they enter the stadium for Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Jannet Contreras shades her eyes as she looks for her family as she and other graduates march into Veterans Memorial Stadium for the Jordan High School graduation on Wednesday, June 16. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Ileen Orazco waves to her family as she and other graduates march into Veterans Memorial Stadium for the Jordan High School graduation on Wednesday, June 16. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Iris Bravo finds a place to sit before the start of Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Wednesday, June 16. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Yeison Ganido, left, and David Magana find a place to relax before the start of Jordan High School’s graduation at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Wednesday, June 16. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

 

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