Fitchburg State University's 115th Commencement--Saturday, May 21, 2011

 Graduates line up before the start of the commencement.

A graduate holds a bouquet of flowers while another takes off her shoes. 

Graduates and attendees during the commencement speech.

Nicholas Carreras, 25, of Leominster, wears a top hat in place of the traditional mortar board cap.