WIREGRASS RANCH HIGH
NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 473
VALEDICTORIAN: Chelsea Chitty
SALUTATORIAN: Nikhil Thota
SPEAKERS: Principal Robyn White, assistant principal Jimmy DuBose, Briana Swain (Student Council president), Grace Olsen (senior class president), Chitty and Thota.
QUOTE: "Stay forever classy, Wiregrass." — Swain
A LITTLE MORE PERSONAL: White highlighted at least 20 seniors during her speech, incorporating their career paths or accomplishments during high school.
SPECIAL MOMENT: Thota opened his speech taking a selfie with the entire senior class. Olsen later said Thota stole her idea, and she, too, proceeded to take a selfie.
MUSICAL INTERLUDE: Wiregrass Ranch's choir performed Go the Distance from Disney's Hercules.
FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTED: Hugh Downs, Eleanor Roosevelt and Steve Jobs.
By Katie Lamont, East Lake High / St. Petersburg College, tb-two* staff