Graduation 2014: Chamberlain High

Anthony Davis shows off a Chamberlain football shirt Thursday before the Chamberlain High commencement ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Anthony Davis shows off a Chamberlain football shirt Thursday before the Chamberlain High commencement ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

CHAMBERLAIN HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 373

VALEDICTORIAN: Ellen Pham

SALUTATORIAN: Sarika Patel

SPEAKERS: Senior Class President Elizabeth Diaz, principal Celeste Liccio, Patel and Pham.

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The graduates received 106 academic scholarships and 16 athletic scholarships totaling over $3 million. The girls tennis team had the highest team GPA (3.758) out of 27 Hillsborough high schools.

MEMORABLE QUOTE: "While receiving a diploma is impressive, what's more impressive is the person you became to receive it." — Ellen Pham

THOUGHTFUL TOUCHES: As principal Liccio introduced the student speakers, she invited their parents to stand and be recognized. Liccio also adjusted Pham's National Honor Society sash while the valedictorian was giving her speech.

FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTED: Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, the Dalai Lama and Robert Frost.

Angela Skane, University of Florida, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Chamberlain High 05/29/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 5:58pm]

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