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Graduation 2014: King High

KING HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 374

VALEDICTORIANS: Cory Banas (traditional), Robert Zhang (IB)

SALUTATORIANS: Grant Owens (traditional), Haoqing Wang (IB)

SPEAKERS: Senior class president Janki Shingala, principal Michael Rowan, Owens, Wang, Banas and Zhang.

SELFIE QUEEN: Reading teacher Jessica Kight, 34, was running around snapping selfies with students and staffers. She had taken more than 60 selfies before the ceremony started.

ADVICE TO FRESHMAN SELF: "Stay on top of your game. Don't mess up," Rodaija Parks, 17, said in an interview before the ceremony. "Stay focused and don't let little girls and boys mess you up."

WORDS TO REFLECT ON: "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." — Banas, quoting Leo Tolstoy

MILITARY APPOINTMENTS: Michael Stephenson, U.S. Naval Academy; Steffi Yo, U.S. Naval Academy.

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

Graduation 2014: King High 06/03/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 9:36pm]
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