Admiral Farragut Academy
Number of graduates: 55
Valedictorian: Cadet Lt. Cmdr. Julia C. Lescarbeau
Salutatorian: Cadet Lt. Nicholas S. Guarcello
Speakers: Academy Chaplain Laurence Upham, Cmdr. L. Shannon Graves, Battalion Cmdr. Cadet Hans D. Hart, valedictorian Julia C. Lescarbeau, salutatorian Nicholas S. Guarcello.
Quote: "[President Barack] Obama ranks higher than us," Graves said after featured speaker Vice Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi, the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General, was called to Washington, D.C., to discuss a matter regarding the armed forces and was unable to speak at the graduation.
Shining moments: The graduates earned more than $3 million dollars worth of scholarships. This year marked the 80th graduation for Farragut Academy.
Allie Davison, Auburn University, tb-two* staff