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Capping it off


A long standing Palo Alto High School senior tradition is decorating graduation caps. Graduates typically adorn their caps with visuals encapsulating either their high school experience or their upcoming post high school endeavors.

Photo: Sophie Kadifa

“I’m playing waterpolo at LMU, so I wanted to incorporate that into my cap. I also wanted to highlight all of LMU’s colors. I kept my cap pretty simple and used felt for the design.”


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— Sophie Kadifa, graduating senior

Photo: Adora Zheng

“I remember seeing how much fun my older brother had with decorating his cap. … I picked the mascot of my college and cut out my graduating year numbers out of felt for my cap.”

— Adora Zheng, graduating senior


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