wiregrass Ranch high
Number of graduates: 401
Valedictorians: Hannah Eder and Nikita Shah
Salutatorian: Emily Payne
Speakers: Principal Robyn White, Ray Bonti (outgoing principal), valedictorians Eder and Shah, salutatorian Payne, student council president Danielle Long and senior class president Shanice Chancy
Quote: "Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination," Payne, quoting President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Shining moments: Wiregrass graduates were awarded more than $2 million in scholarships. Sixteen graduates have signed letter of intent to play sports in college level.
Interesting visuals: Before the graduates walked across the stage, the 26 students who have enlisted in the armed forces stood up and were given a round of applause as they waved small American flags.
Allie Davison, Auburn University, tb-two* staff