Creative mortarboards from the class of 2016

(CNN)Hats off to the class of 2016! Everyone knows you don't REALLY graduate on an emotional level until you throw your cap in the air and peace out of your gown like a superhero shedding their street clothes.

Although, with the number of gorgeous, creative and hilarious mortarboards we've been seeing this spring, you might not want to throw your cap too far. It's a work of art!
Here are some of the best in class:

    If there was ever a time to wax inspirational, it's at a graduation

    A photo posted by Katrina (@katr0328) on

    A photo posted by Joanne (@itsjoannesucka) on

    Humor always works (after all, you've earned the right to laugh)

    A photo posted by Tori Loubert (@torilowbear) on

    A photo posted by PennLive (@pennlive) on

    And there's something to be said for ones that are just downright pretty

    A photo posted by Kylie Watson (@kylieawats) on