PLANT CITY HIGH
NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 432
VALEDICTORIAN: Dhara Patel
SALUTATORIAN: Samir Patel
SPEAKERS: Principal Colleen Richardson, Samir Patel and Dhara Patel
OFF THE CHARTS: Dhara Patel had the highest GPA of any senior in Hillsborough County this year, with a 10.02. Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses helped boost the number. She's off to the University of Florida.
CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: 170 graduates finished with GPAs of 4.0 or higher.
BEST TWEET: @CamT44: Graduate high school … big step into being an adult … then go home and watch Spongebob. #Regression
CLASS SONG: Hall of Fame, by the Script featuring Will.i.am
TOKEN GIFT: Honor graduates received embroidered teal beach towels from the school.
Katie Lamont, East Lake High / St. Petersburg College, tb-two* staff