Graduation 2014: Clearwater High

Clearwater High senior Kristen Borresen, center, moves through a series of hugs and handshakes from the school’s faculty.

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

Clearwater High senior Kristen Borresen, center, moves through a series of hugs and handshakes from the school’s faculty.

CLEARWATER HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 412

VALEDICTORIAN: Alexandra Russell

SALUTATORIAN: Deja Blunt

SPEAKERS: Principal Keith Mastorides, Mayor George Cretekos, City Manager Bill Horne, School Board member Peggy O'Shea, Student Government President Haley Barrett, Russell, Blunt, Senior Class President Alexandra Chandler

CLASS GIFT: The Clearwater High Class of 2014 will provide a multipurpose table filled with photos and paraphernalia from their time at the school for the school's cafeteria.

SHRIEKING SUPPORTERS: Though against the official rules, many supporters brought air horns and other noisemakers to the commencement ceremony and shrieks came from the stands as the graduates' names were called.

POETIC PRESIDENT: Student Government President Haley Barrett used her speaking time to recite a poem to her fellow graduates, each line ending "the end of high school is finally here."

Michael Newcomer, Stony Brook University, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Clearwater High 06/05/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:44pm]

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