Graduation 2014: Wharton High

WHARTON HIGH

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 532

VALEDICTORIAN: Earl Bell

SALUTATORIAN: Kiana Outen

SPEAKERS: Senior class president Yvonne Bertovich, principal Bradley Woods, Outen and Bell.

QUOTE: "Today is all things: your past, your present, your future." — Bertovich

BEST ADVICE: "In order to fail or pass, you must make a conscious effort." — Woods, restating what he told the class at their sophomore assembly.

STANDOUT SPEECH: Outen rhymed her speech in the style of Dr. Seuss, finishing with a quote from the famous poet — "You're onto great places, you're on your way."

SPECIAL MOMENT: Bell got the crowd laughing and nostalgic when he said, "We were booed at pep rallies together as freshmen, and as sophomores we booed at the freshmen together."

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: 233 students graduated with a 4.0 GPA or higher.

Katie Lamont, East Lake High / St. Petersburg College, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Wharton High 06/02/14 [Last modified: Monday, June 2, 2014 6:38pm]

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