River Ridge High
The River Ridge High graduation ceremony will be at 6 p.m. May 29 at the school.
Valedictorian: Stephanie Hull
GPA: 4.7254 (weighted)
Clubs/extracurricular activities: National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, weight lifting, job at Sears.
Favorite place on campus: The weight room, because it's where I can escape the stress of everyday class.
Favorite book: Hyperspace by Michio Kaku.
Favorite musician/group: Five Finger Death Punch.
Future school: University of Florida.
Ideal career: Pediatric oncologist.
Most inspirational person: My mom, because she always brings about the best in me and motivates me to do things I didn't even think I was capable of.
If you could, what would you change about the Pasco County or Florida education system? I would want the Pasco County education system to inform more students about dual enrollment and all its possibilities.
Best advice/favorite quote: "Do, or do not ... there is no try." Yoda from "Star Wars"
Salutatorian: Brent Bertrand
GPA: 4.6666 (weighted)
Clubs and extracurricular activities: River Ridge Ice Hockey team, Pasco County Mathematics Competition, Phi Theta Kappa, Gulfside Regional Hospice volunteer.
Favorite place on campus: The courtyard, because that is usually where I can talk to most of my friends.
Future school: University of Central Florida.
Major: Computer science and mathematics.
Ideal career: Computer programmer.
Best advice/favorite quote: "Treat others the way you want to be treated."
Most inspirational person: Steve Yzerman because he was my favorite hockey player and was humble, respectful and a good leader.
If you could, what would you change about the Pasco County or Florida education system? I would not make the FCAT a requirement to graduate.
Best advice/favorite quote:
"Treat others the way you want to be treated."