CHRIS URSO | Special to the Times
Newsome High School graduating senior Madison Oppolo, 18, smiles at her family during commencement Wednesday at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. Newsome graduated just more than 600 students. Hillsborough County public schools will hold graduations at the fairgrounds for the next week. Hillsborough, Steinbrenner, King and East Bay high schools have ceremonies today. Use #tbtgrads2016 to share your Instagram and Twitter graduation photos and then view them in our live blog at tbtim.es/grads16.
LARA CERRI | Times
East Lake High School graduate Margentina Moros, of Tarpon Springs, talks in sign language with her interpreter, Jan Duttry, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Wednesday was the first big day for graduations in the Tampa Bay area that included Palm Harbor University High, Seminole High and St. Petersburg High, as well as East Lake. Moros, who is deaf, plans to do extended learning after graduation. "I feel a little awkward but it's very exciting," she said. "I will be fine.".Use hashtag #tbtgrads2016 to share your Instagram and Twitter graduation photos and then view them in our live blog at tbtim.es/grads16.