Photos: Chuck Thomas
Smiles all around
Gelila Sebhatu, an information systems graduate from Northern Virginia, celebrates her big day with family and friends following the afternoon commencement on May 7. At left, future graduates Kayla Kovach, 2, and Malia Mantz, 4, inject some fun into the days pomp and circumstance after watching their grandmother Mary Saunders graduate at the morning ceremony. More than 1,800 students were eligible for graduation.