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Lourdes University commencement

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Janenne Marcus, of Monclova, center, clutched her degree as she and other recent graduates passed by two lines of clapping faculty.

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Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak addressed the crowd after having an honorary doctorate in humanities conferred.

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Dr. Janet Robinson, Interim President of Lourdes University, takes to the podium for the welcoming remarks.

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Karri Lido, of Detroit, center, and her daughter Cassie, 3, right, wave at Lido's sister-in-law Tracy Lido, a candidate for a degree in nursing.

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Bachelor of Healthcare Administration candidate Neal Schaefer, of West Toledo, right, sported a homemade, "Lourdes mohawk" for the Lourdes University 55th commencement Saturday.

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Bachelor of Criminal Justice candidate Trina Lesley snaps her shoes back on as she and her fellow students wait in line before the start of commencement.

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Lourdes University faculty head into the reception area for recent graduates after the ceremony.

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Margaret Bretzloff, of West Toledo, center, smiled as she received her hood, marking her Master of Arts in Theology.

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Jonathan Van Zile addressed his fellow students and their friends and families as the undergraduate student commencement speaker.

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Jonathan Van Zile addressed his fellow students and their friends and families as the undergraduate student commencement speaker.

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Brian Pietrzak, of Sylvania, left, has a word with his son, Rickie, 10, as the pair wait for Rickie's mother Melissa, to cross the stage and accept her diploma in nursing.

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Zander Epps, of San Diego, jumped in the air as he crossed the stage to receive his diploma in interdisciplinary studies. Epps' family, who had come from California, cheered as he crossed the stage.

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Bianca Bryant, of North Toledo, raised her fist in the air as she received her bachelor's in psychology.

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Albert Stroucken addressed students and attendees after having an honorary doctorate of public service conferred.

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Katie Laplant, left, envelopes her friend Amanda Larson, both of West Toledo, right, in a hug after the ceremony.

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