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Graduation 2014: Gaither High

English teacher Michaela Meyers hugs Andre Franklin before Friday’s graduation ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds.


English teacher Michaela Meyers hugs Andre Franklin before Friday’s graduation ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds.





SPEAKERS: Principal Thomas Morrill, Baez and Takshi

MADE YOU LOOK: "We have spent hours looking for the pool on the third floor," Takshi said, joking about the common prank pulled on freshmen at Gaither that claims there is a school pool, located on the (nonexistent) third floor.

FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTED: President Barack Obama, Dr. Seuss, Pamela Melroy, Winston Churchill

COLOR COORDINATED: Students with GPAs of 4.0 or above wore white caps and gowns for the ceremony.

BEST ADVICE: "It is failure that inspires us to do better." — Baez

MUSICAL INTERLUDE: Selected seniors performed Friends, by Michael W. Smith, after both speeches.

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

Graduation 2014: Gaither High 06/06/14 [Last modified: Friday, June 6, 2014 8:23pm]
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