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Graduation 2014: Sickles High

Brenden Coffey and his girlfriend Caridad Benitez share a moment, and a kiss, before the Sickles High School commencement ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa on Friday.

EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Brenden Coffey and his girlfriend Caridad Benitez share a moment, and a kiss, before the Sickles High School commencement ceremony at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa on Friday.

SICKLES HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 449

VALEDICTORIAN: Steven Schoenfeld

SALUTATORIAN: Michael Mulroe

SPEAKERS: Principal Jake Russell, Mulroe and Schoenfeld

SENIOR YEAR THEME SONG: Turn Down for What, by DJ Snake and Lil Jon

BURST OF COLOR: The Student Government Association held a class color run for seniors on May 19. Students wore white and ran around the courtyard, where they were blasted with colored powders.

SUPERLATIVES: Tyson Matthews and Summere Raimer, class clowns

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: $8 million in scholarships.

BEST QUOTE: "For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer." — Mulroe, quoting Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Graduation 2014: Sickles High 05/30/14 [Last modified: Friday, May 30, 2014 7:18pm]
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