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Graduation 2013: Wiregrass Ranch High

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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

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