NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 303
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