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Graduation 2014: Boca Ciega High

BOCA CIEGA HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 303

VALEDICTORIAN: Leyna Xoi

SALUTATORIAN: Emily Broida

SPEAKERS: Xoi, Broida and principal Michael Vigue

INSPIRING WORDS: "You are ready to begin progressing toward your life goals," Vigue told the graduates. "There are a handful of qualities that will take you far in life. The qualities that make for a rich life include dedication, courage, responsibility, pride."

GOOD TIMES: "I know I'm not alone in this, but weren't we all confused by the bell system? My ears were ringing by the first day." — Leyna Xoi

ACADEMIC SUCCESS: Parents and students cheered when Broida said that her graduating class "watched Boca Ciega climb from a D school to an A school … through [their] hard work."

'HAPPY' MOMENT: Graduates exited the commencement to Pharrell Williams' Happy, and many in attendance danced and sang along as they filed out of Tropicana Field.

Lillian Skye Noble, St. Petersburg Collegiate High School

Graduation 2014: Boca Ciega High 06/02/14 [Last modified: Monday, June 2, 2014 10:32pm]

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