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Graduation 2014: Durant High

DURANT HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 517

VALEDICTORIAN: Laura Del Castillo

SALUTATORIAN: Nicole Moore

SPEAKERS: Principal Pamela Bowden, Corey Hamm (senior class president), Moore and Castillo.

QUOTE: "I found a passion for helping others," Moore explained. Joking, she added, "too bad there's not a major for that."

MUSICAL INTERLUDE: Selected seniors performed I Was Here by Lady Antebellum in between speeches.

CLASS SONG: Lean On Me by Bill Withers

CLASS MOTTO: "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." — Andre Gide

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: 213 students, or 46% of the senior class, graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average or higher. Also, the class received over $6 million in scholarship money.

Katie Lamont, East Lake High / St. Petersburg College, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Durant High 06/04/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 8:58pm]

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