On Tuesday, May 19, Howard Community College graduated its largest class ever — 1,197 students — during its 44th annual commencement ceremony. In front of a celebratory crowd at Merriweather Post Pavilion, close to 400 of those students proudly walked across the stage to receive their degrees and certificates. Throughout the day's events, social media was abuzz with photos, videos, tweets and more, all captured through the #howardccgrad hashtag. View the Storify below to relive all the commencement excitement, as seen through the eyes of the graduates, family, friends and HCC faculty and staff in attendance. For even more on commencement view more photos on the college's Flickr photostream.