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Jonathan Boyd, of Tampa, reacts to seeing his family in the crowd before the USF St. Petersburg 56th commencement on Sunday May 3rd, 2015, at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. 

Boyd graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Global Business. 

For the first time, there were five graduating King O'Neal Scholars, students who graduated with a GPA of 4.0 or higher.


MONICA HERNDON | Times

Ready for the next step

MONICA HERNDON | Times Jonathan Boyd of Tampa rejoices at sharing his accomplishments with family members before USF St. Petersburg's 56th commencement Sunday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. He graduated with a bachelor of science in global business. The class, itself, had five King O'Neal Scholars, who  …

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  1. Spoto High readies for Run For Tyra 5K fundraiser

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    Spoto High School will host Run for Tyra, a special 5K fundraiser for senior Tyra Janelle Brown from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school.

  2. Ready for the next step

    College

    MONICA HERNDON | Times

    Jonathan Boyd of Tampa rejoices at sharing his accomplishments with family members before USF St. Petersburg's 56th commencement Sunday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. He graduated with a bachelor of science in global business. The class, itself, had five King O'Neal Scholars, who …

    Jonathan Boyd, of Tampa, reacts to seeing his family in the crowd before the USF St. Petersburg 56th commencement on Sunday May 3rd, 2015, at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. 

Boyd graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Global Business. 

For the first time, there were five graduating King O'Neal Scholars, students who graduated with a GPA of 4.0 or higher.


MONICA HERNDON | Times
  3. Legislative stalemate puts Florida school districts in a budgeting bind

    K12

    The early end to this year's legislative session, without an approved budget, has put Florida school district leaders on edge.

    Pinellas super?in?ten?dent Mike Grego said creating a budget at this time is “exceedingly difficult.”
  4. New Zealand authorities find body of missing Eckerd College student

    College

    ST. PETERSBURG — New Zealand authorities have found the body of Allison "Ally" Willen, the 20-year-old Eckerd College student who died after being separated from a group hike last week while studying abroad, officials confirmed Saturday.

  5. Building on success

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    Boyzell Hosey | Times

    Hollywood filmmaker and St. Petersburg native Will Packer receives a standing ovation after shaking hands with Write Field junior mentor Dominic Rosado during the Poynter Institute's Write Field 4.0 graduation at Mahaffey Theater on Friday. Packer challenged the middle and high school males …

    Hollywood filmmaker and St. Petersburg native, Will Packer, receiving a standing ovation, takes to his seat after shaking the hand of Write Field Junior Mentor , Dominic Rosado during the Poynter Institute's Write Field 4.0 graduation at the Mahaffey Theater on Friday evening. Packer, directed his comments to the young middle and high school students involved in the mentoring program. He challenged the young men to accept failure as a positive building blocks to pursuing their dreams. 7 of Packer's recent films opened number one at the box office.
Tampa Bay Times School Search 2015

CAMERON COTTRILL | Times

Families get more choices as Pinellas broadens its school options

The Pinellas County School District is mostly a system of traditional neighborhood schools where students are assigned based on where they live. But you can feel a distinct shift over the p …

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