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Graduation 2014: Strawberry Crest High



VALEDICTORIAN: Mikayla Jo Townsend (traditional); Vishnu Kulkarni (IB)

SALUTATORIAN: Leticia Mandujano (traditional); Kevin Lukose (IB)

SPEAKERS: Daniela Mancuso, Angelina Gallastegui, Jasmine Tramel, Idines Zuluaga, principal David Brown, Christina Raburn, Mandujano, Tiffany Ewell, Lukose, Townsend, Kulkarni, and class president Isaiah Smallwood

BEST ADVICE: "Keep things real and don't listen to what anyone else thinks." — Smallwood

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Over 16,000 hours of community service in the past four years. Twenty-five students are first in their families to attend a four-year college or university. One student had perfect attendance since kindergarten. Seventeen students are entering the U.S. armed forces. The class was awarded over $10 million in scholarships.

FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTED: Mao Zedong, Cesar Chavez

SPECIAL MOMENT: After Smallwood's speech, the class put up the Hunger Games sign meaning thanks, admiration and goodbye.

Celeste Brown, Newsome High, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Strawberry Crest High 06/04/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 5, 2014 6:03pm]
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