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Graduation 2014: Tarpon Springs High



VALEDICTORIAN: Chelsea Renee Hudgens

SALUTATORIAN: Maria Sawina Emmanuel Pantelis

SPEAKERS: Pantelis, Hudgens, student council president Melissa Boylan, principal's choice Jeremiah Harvey, senior class president Maria Haralambis

WHAT THEY SAID: "We are an enormous step closer to being the person we strive to be." — Harvey. "Together we have learned what it means to excel and succeed" — Boylan

FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTED: Mr. Spock. ("Live long and prosper.")

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: Tarpon's Class of 2014 boasts a 93 percent graduation rate.

CLASS SONG: Happy, by Pharrell Williams

WAVING THE 'BLUE-WHITE': This was the first year the Greek flag was displayed at the commencement.

Nicole Zakrzewski, University of Florida, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Tarpon Springs High 06/02/14 [Last modified: Monday, June 2, 2014 11:42pm]
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