Valedictorian Melissa Morelli
Parents: Den and Cindy Morelli.
GPA: 4.71 weighted
Future school: Clearwater Christian College
Ideal career: Medical missionary
Most influential or best teacher: Bible Class teacher Chris Gates
Best advice: "Commit your works to the Lord and your plans will be established." Proverbs 16: 3
Favorite book: The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis
Clubs/extracurricular: Volleyball, volunteering at hospice, babysitting
Sage advice: Savor every last moment of high school — the good and the bad. It's over before you even realize it!
One thing you wish you had done in high school: Applied more effort to everything — school work, friendships and all the interactions. I'm sure I could have done more!
Salutatorian Heather Ward
Parents: Rebecca Ward
GPA: 4.48 weighted
Future school: University of South Florida
Ideal career: Dietician
Most influential teacher: Chemistry teacher Crystal Kryder
Best advice: "Hate what people do, not who people are." My nana.
Favorite book: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.
Clubs/extracurricular: I work for a bounce house company, painting faces.
Sage advice: Enjoy your year, it goes by really fast.
One thing you wish you had done in high school: I wish I had played a sport.