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Graduation 2013: Largo High



VALEDICTORIAN: Steven A. Higginbotham

SALUTATORIAN: Adriana Latrice Wilson

SPEAKERS: Higginbotham, Wilson, Principal Bradley W. Finkbiner, Senior Class President Kristjana Manco, faculty representative Jeremy Frioud, Student Council President Lauren Clark, Mayor Chris Arbutine, Senior Class Vice President Cecilia V. Perez.

BEST ADVICE: Frioud urged students to harness their passion to achieve dreams: "Everyone who's been successful in this world has been passionate." He also advised students to stay humble like Bob Marley. His speech received a standing ovation.

CLASS GIFT: A Largo High School flag that will fly beneath the American flag at the school his fall. It will celebrate Largo High's 100 years.

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This was Largo's 99th graduating class. They won more than $1.2 million in scholarships and received state awards in performance and fine arts. Said Finkbiner: "Be proud of your accomplishments, but never stop learning."

Gabrielle Calise, Palm Harbor U. High, tb-two* staff

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Graduation 2013: Largo High 06/07/13 [Last modified: Monday, June 10, 2013 12:04pm]
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