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Hilmar graduates its centennial class
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Graduates Nelson Manuel Machado and Steve Sousa Soares perform So Very Happy, a song they co-wrote for the class of 2012. - photo by JONATHAN MCCORKELL / The Journal

Hilmar High School celebrated its 100th commencement Thursday night at McSweeney Field. After the last high school diploma was handed out a massive fireworks display lit up the night sky as a flashing “Class of 2012 100 Years” sign made the night’s event one to remember.