We all want our high school graduation to be as just unforgettable as it is in the movies. I mean, who could forget the last scene of She's All That, when Freddie Prince Jr. -- wearing nothing but a soccer ball to cover himself -- goes up to accept his diploma and then throws the ball to Rachel Leigh Cook? Or when Ricky proposes to Amy onstage after his valedictorian speech in The Secret Life of the American Teenager? Not to mention Shawn Hunter's ode to his favorite teacher, Mr. Feeny, on Boy Meets World -- if that one doesn't make you get a little misty, we don't know what will.

Graduation can be bittersweet. You're starting an exciting new chapter in your life, but it's also the end of an era. These unforgettable scenes from some of our favorite movies and TV shows capture the swirl of emotions, both good and bad, that come along with finishing high school. So as you start to get nostalgic for high school days-gone-by, pull out the tissue box and check out these 10 memorable high school graduation scenes.

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  • She's All That

    All's well that ends well at the end of <em>She's All That</em>, and Zach and Laney get together. Just because Laney forgives Zach for betting on her doesn't mean she won't make him follow through on what he promised; walking naked at graduation!

  • The Secret Life Of The American Teenager

    In a surprise ending of the fourth season, Ricky calls Amy onstage after his valedictorian speech to propose in front of the entire audience!

  • High School Musical 3

    After revealing that he chose Berkeley to be close to Gabriella, Troy gives the inspirational class speech at graduation. With their last performance as wildcats, the crew sings and dances to the tune of "High School Musical."

  • The Suite Life On Deck

    Despite Maya breaking up with Zack and Cody getting rejected from Yale, the Martin twins keep their hopes up as they graduate on <em>The Suite Life on Deck</em>.

  • Gossip Girl

    <em>Gossip Girl </em>wouldn't let the gang off easy during their graduation, and sent out a blast labeling them all with humiliating superlatives. Serena tried to reveal her identity, but it only made her angry.

  • Boy Meets World

    Just as Cory thought Topanga was going to leave him for Yale, she surprises him at graduation by proposing. Shawn also considers not going to college, and Eric tries to convince Mr. Feeny not to retire.

  • A Cinderella Story

    Sam Martin finally gets the happy ending she deserves in <em>A Cinderella Story</em>, when she finds her Princeton acceptance letter that her evil step-mom hid in the garbage. After graduating and officially becoming a couple with Austin, the two drive off to their future together.

  • Degrassi

    There have been several graduations on <em>Degrassi</em>, but one of the most memorable is Season Seven, when Manny, Emma, Liberty and Toby get their diplomas. Though there was some drama in the episode, the group comes together at the end to remember their friend JT.

  • 90210

    Despite a cheating scandal involving her and her boyfriend Max, Naomi still manages to walk the stage with the rest of her classmates at Beverly Hills High.

  • Saved By The Bell

    Zack almost doesn't get to graduate in Season 4 of <em>Saved By The Bell</em>, but in his typical fashion, he schemes his way into getting the last few credits.