06/07/2011 at 10:00 AM EDT
From a ruthless Volturi vampire
in the Twilight
saga to legendary rocker
Cherie Currie in The Runaways
, Dakota Fanning has taken on many major roles in her career – but this might be her biggest one yet.
On Monday, the actress, 17, became a high school graduate.
Donning a blue cap and gown, Fanning received her diploma from North Hollywood's Campbell Hall Episcopal High School, where she was a cheerleader
and this year's homecoming queen
. The ceremony was held at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
Joining in on the pomp and circumstance: her family, including fellow actress and younger sister Elle Fanning, 13.