PIC: Dakota Fanning Graduates High School!
Dakota's all grown up!
Dakota Fanning donned a blue cap and gown at downtown's L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall on Monday -- but this was no film shoot! The veteran child actress, now 17, attended her high school graduation ceremony with her classmates from North Hollywood private school Campbell Hall.
Despite her constant stream of film work (Hollywood took notice of her talent when she was just 6 years old in 2001's I Am Sam) the Twilight Saga star and her family have endeavored to maintain a somewhat "normal" childhood. She was part of the varsity cheerleading squad, and was named homecoming queen two years in a row at Campbell Hall.
"I think it was really important to have the high school experience," she said on the Today Show last fall. " I just think everyone always looks back on that time in their life. Who was homecoming princess and [did] the cheerleading ... and all the things that go along with high school? And I wanted to have that. I'm really lucky that I found a school that allows me to do both."
Next up, Fanning plans to enroll in New York University this fall.
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