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2182454 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2014-06-01 22:44:27.0 UTC 2014-06-01T18:44:27.000-04:00 graduation-2014-tampa-preparatory-school published 2014-06-04 22:54:58.0 UTC 2014-06-04T18:54:58.000-04:00 news/education/k12 DTI 121361788 TAMPA PREPARATORY SCHOOL NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 110 VALEDICTORIAN: Greg Campo SPEAKERS: Head of school Kevin Plummer; Alumni Association president John P. Fahey; Campo; faculty representative Douglas Smith; senior representative Visaken Vairavamoorthy BEST ADVICE: "Don't forget your friends, don't forget your family, and, most importantly, if you get super rich, don't forget me!" — Campo. Runner-up: "Good luck, and whatever you do, don't blow it." — Smith A FUNNY MOMENT: Vairavamoorthy began his speech with a confession: "When I was living in England, I thought that every high school in America was exactly like the one from High School Musical." A SPECIAL MOMENT: Plummer teared up during his speech to the grads, who were his first sixth-grade class when he became head in 2007, saying, "I do not know this building without you or your families." CLASS GIFT: A "smart" water fountain on the school's second floor with the capability to fill up bottles. LENGTH OF CEREMONY: Two hours at the school's gym Kate Fueyo, Tampa Preparatory, tb-two* staff By Kate Fueyo, Tampa Preparatory, tb-two* staff News, Education, K - 12, grad2014, hillsborough Graduation 2014: Tampa Preparatory School TTOBINN TAM Tampa & State dhvr5 dhvr5 Tampa 3 PREPgrad060214.2st 2014-06-02 04:00:00.0 UTC 2014-06-02T00:00:00.000-04:00 1 Zachary Lynn and Morgan Puls share a hug and exchange a smile after commencement exercises are over Sunday at Tampa Preparatory School. /resources/images/dti/2014/06/b2s_tampaprep060214_13227973.jpg KENT NISHIMURA | Times /resources/images/dti/rendered/2014/06/b2s_tampaprep060214_13227973_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2014/06/b2s_tampaprep060214_13227973_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2014/06/01/121361788-graduation-2014-tampa-preparatory-school StaffArticle news,educationEducationnews,education,k - 12Education K-12TAMPA PREPARATORY SCHOOL NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 110 VALEDICTORIAN: Greg Campo SPEAKERS: Head of school Kevin Plummer; Alumni Association president John P. Fahey; Campo; faculty representative Douglas Smith; senior representative Visaken VairavamoorthyNews, Education, K - 12, grad2014, hillsboroughNews, Education, K - 12, grad2014, hillsborough<span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">KATE FUEYO</span><span class="fn">TAMPA PREPARATORY</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />tb-two* staff 2285962 2016-07-19 18:14:31.0 UTC 1 Month Ago pinellas-will-take-over-failed-university-preparatory-academy news/education/k12 Pinellas School District moves to take over failed University Preparatory Academy StaffArticle 2260069 2016-01-05 20:53:03.0 UTC 8 Months Ago whats-your-high-schools-graduation-rate-see-the-new-data-for-tampa-bay news/education/k12 What is your high school's graduation rate? See the new data for Tampa Bay StaffArticle 2260117 2016-01-06 01:35:03.0 UTC 8 Months Ago graduation-rates-are-up-but-florida-and-tampa-bay-area-schools-still-play news/education/k12 Graduation rates are up, but Florida and Tampa Bay area schools still play catchup StaffArticle <p><b>TAMPA PREPARATORY SCHOOL </b></p> <p><b>NUMBER OF GRADUATES: </b>110 </p> <p><b>VALEDICTORIAN: </b>Greg Campo </p> <p><b>SPEAKERS: </b>Head of school Kevin Plummer; Alumni Association president John P. Fahey; Campo; faculty representative Douglas Smith; senior representative Visaken Vairavamoorthy</p> <p><b>BEST ADVICE: </b>&quot;Don't forget your friends, don't forget your family, and, most importantly, if you get super rich, don't forget me!&quot; — Campo. Runner-up: &quot;Good luck, and whatever you do, don't blow it.&quot; — Smith</p> <p><b>A FUNNY MOMENT:</b> Vairavamoorthy began his speech with a confession: &quot;When I was living in England, I thought that every high school in America was exactly like the one from <i>High School Musical</i>.&quot; </p> <p><b>A SPECIAL MOMENT: </b>Plummer teared up during his speech to the grads, who were his first sixth-grade class when he became head in 2007, saying, &quot;I do not know this building without you or your families.&quot;</p> <p><b>CLASS GIFT: </b>A &quot;smart&quot; water fountain on the school's second floor with the capability to fill up bottles.</p> <p><b>LENGTH OF CEREMONY: </b>Two hours at the school's gym</p> <p><i>Kate Fueyo, Tampa Preparatory, tb-two* staff</i></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:50:48