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Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018

Here’s at look at this year’s valedictorians and salutatorians.
LUIS SANTANA | Times Middleton High School graduates cheer and turn their tassels at the end of the commencement exercise. Graduates for the Middleton High School class of 2017 gather at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa during commencement exercises. Today was the last and busiest day for Hillsborough County School graduation ceremonies at the Expo Hall. Three high schools held their commencement exercises. [Friday, May 27, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
Published May 27, 2018
Updated May 27, 2018

Through tests and assignments, projects and reports, they met the challenge. Now we salute the best and the brightest: Hillsborough’s valedictorians and salutatorians.

Academy of the Holy Names

Emma Heston Academy of the Holy Names Valedictorian

Emma Heston, 18

Valedictorian

Parents: Neil and Mary Heston

College: University of Notre Dame

Major: Subject


Evelyn Martinez Salutatorian Academy of the Holy Names

Evelyn Martinez, 17

Salutatorian

Parents: Oscar and Madelin Martinez

College: University of Florida

Major: Subject

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Alonso High School

Alonso High School valedictorian Katie Morello

Katie Morello, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.84

Parents: Marc and Kathleen Morello

College: University of Florida

Major: Nutritional Sciences


Alonso High School salutatorian Patrick Boatman

Patrick Boatman, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.16

Parents: Keith and Elizabeth Boatman

College: University of Florida

Major: Political Science

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Armwood High School

Armwood High School Collegiate Academy valedictorian Keily Lopez

Keily Lopez, 18

Valedictorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 7.835

Parents: Eynar Lopez and Natasha Torralba

College: Florida State University

Major: Political Science


Armwood High School valedictorian Gandi Chavez

Gandi Chavez, 17

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.701

Parents: Adelaido and Reyna Chavez

College: Florida State University

Major: Undecided


Armwood High School Collegiate Academy salutatorian Emily Blanton

Emily Blanton, 17

Salutatorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 7.594

Parents: Martha Rockovich

College: University of South Florida

Major: Biomedical Science


Matthew Tregalia Armwood High School Traditional Salutatorian

Matthew Treglia, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.716

Parents: Luigi Treglia and Theresa Lovelace

College: University of South Florida

Major: Information Technology

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Bayshore Christian School

Bayshore Christian School valedictorian Allison Humenansky

Allison Humenansky, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 6.01

Parents: W. Scott and Melanie Humenansky

College: University of South Florida

Major: Humanities and Cultural Studies


Bayshore Christian School salutatorian Thomas Lake

Thomas Lake, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 5.99

Parents: Jim Lake and Kacy Donlon

College: Lee University

Major: Religion

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Bell Creek Academy High School

Angelina Nasthas Valedictorian for Bell Creek Academy

Angelina Nasthas, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 6.64

Parents: Michael and Olga Nasthas

College: University of Florida

Major: Microbiology and Cell Science


Nolan Williams Salutatorian for Bell Creek Academy

Nolan Williams, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 6.47

Parents: Dan and Lynn Williams

College: University of Central Florida

Major: Forensics

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Blake High School

Eva Parson Urban Teaching Academy Valedictorian at Blake High School

Eva Parson, 19

Valedictorian - Urban Teaching Academy

GPA: 4.16

Parents: Nekeisha Parson

College: Hillsborough Community College


Noa Friedman Magnet Valedictorian for Blake High School

Noa Friedman, 17

Valedictorian - Magnet

GPA: 7.22

Parents: Stewart Friedman and Billie Valloreo

College: University of Florida


Claudia Ocana-Dominguez Traditional Valedictorian for Blake High School

Claudia Ocana-Dominguez

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.68

Parents: Vivian Dominguez

College: University of South Florida


Christopher Green Urban Teaching Academy Salutatorian for Blake High School

Christopher Greene, 17

Salutatorian - Urban Teaching Academy

GPA: 3.67

Parents: Annette Chisholm

College: Johnson and Wales University


Yvana Coleman Magnet Salutatorian for Blake High School

Yvana Coleman, 17

Salutatorian - Magnet

GPA: 7.13

Parents: Irving and Tamaira Coleman

College: University of South Florida


Semene Clement Traditional Salutatorian for Blake High School

Semene Clement, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.20

Parents: Mervyn and Carla Clement

College: Florida International University

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Bloomingdale High School

Bloomingdale High School valedictorian Johnathan McCary

Johnathan McCary, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.04

Parents: John and Lorrie McCary

College: University of Florida

Major: Business Finance


Bloomingdale High School salutatorian Sofia Gonzalez

Sofia Gonzalez, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.7887

Parents: Juan and Macela Gonzalez

College: Georgia Institute of Technology

Major: Aerospace Engineering

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Brandon High School

Brandon High School valedictorian Miklos Csanadi

Miklos Csanadi, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.74

Parents: Miklos Csanadi and Gulyas Eva Csanadine

College: The University of Tampa

Major: Marketing


Brandon High School salutatorian Giselle Navarro

Giselle Navarro, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.56

Parents: Jose Cruz and Ana Navarro

College: University of Florida

Major: Political Science

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Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School

Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School valedictorian Chandler Carr

Chandler Carr, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.09

Parents: James and Suzin Carr

College: West Virginia University

Major: Psychology


Adrianna Delgado Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School Salutatorian

Adrianna Delgado, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 6.96

Parents: Andres and Donna Delgado

College: University of Florida

Major: Forensic Pyschology

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Carrollwood Day School

Carrollwood Day School valedictorian Jake Flansburg

Jake Flansburg, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.92

Parents: Brian and Jennifer Flansburg

College: University of Florida

Major: Undecided


Carrollwood Day School salutatorian McKenna Barkett

McKenna Barkett, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.85

Parents: Kenneth and Janice Barkett

College: University of Florida

Major: Microbiology


Madeleine Schabes Carrollwood Day School Salutatorian

Madeleine Schabes, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.85

Parents: Mark and Jennifer Schabes

College: Florida Southern College

Major: Chemistry

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Cambridge Christian School

Scott Ater is the Valedictorian of Cambridge Christian School

Scott Ater, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.86

Parents: Stephen and Shannon Ater

College: University of Florida

Major: Chemical Engineering


Cambridge Christian School salutatorian Jessica Hubbard

Jessica Hubbard, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.83

Parents: Craig and Barbara Hubbard

College: University of Florida

Major: Physiology and Kinesiology


Andrew Watson is the Valedictorian of Cambridge Christian School

Andrew Watson, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.83

Parents: Dave and Judy Watson

College: University of Florida

Major: Computer Science

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Chamberlain High School

Lafe Flores Chamberlain High's Valedictorian

Lafe Flores, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.1256

Parents: Natasha Boneta

College: University of Central Florida

Major: Finance


Mali Waugh Chamberlain High Salutatorian

Mali Waugh, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.057

Parents: Adam and Mary Waugh

College: University of South Florida

Major: Cellular Biology

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Citrus Park Christian School

Britney Broxton Citrus Park Christian School Valedictorian

Britney Broxton, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.48

Parents: Wade and Kristen Broxton

College: Florida International University

Major: Physical Therapy


Citrus Park Christian School salutatorian Jessica Samper

Jessica Samper, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.47

Parents: Raul and Eliana Samper

College: Southeastern University

Major: Digital Media and Design

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Durant High School

Zachary Irovando Durant High School Valedictorian

Zachary Irovando, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 10.32

Parents: Anthony and Julie Irovando

College: University of South Florida

Major: Political Science and History


Alianet Valdes Durant High School Salutatorian

Alianet Valdes, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.38

Parents: Alberto Valdes and Alicia Avila

College: University of Florida

Major: Journalism

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East Bay High School

East Bay High School salutatorian Susan Guo

Susan Guo, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.9336

Parents: Sheng Hua Guo and Ru Pan

College: University of Florida

Major: Computer Science


Brianna Carlisle, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.46

Parents: Kenneth and Cheryl Carlisle

College: University of Florida

Major: Nursing

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Freedom High School

Freedom High School valedictorian Catherine Weng

Catherine Weng, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.9493

Parents: Michael Weng and Maria Du

College: University of Florida

Major: Business


Freedom High School salutatorian Alejandro Michel

Alejandro Michel, 19

Salutatorian

GPA: 8.8285

Parents: Alejandro and Zandra Michel

College: Florida State University

Major: Statistics

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Gaither High School

Gaither High School valedictorian Carlos Garcia Perez

Carlos Garcia Perez, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.76

Parents: Carlos Garcia Ramirez and Maira Perez Puig

College: Harvard University

Major: Government and Psychology


Gaither High School salutatorian Leilanie Mai Roberts

Leilanie Mai Roberts, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.0092

Parents: Christopher and Stacey Roberts

College: University of South Florida

Major: Biochemistry

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Hillsborough High School

Varun Puri IB Valedictorian Hillsborough High

Varun Puri, 17

Valedictorian - IB

GPA: 8.21

Parents: Har and Charu Puri

College: University of Florida


McKenzie McIntyre Hillsborough High Traditional Valedictorian

McKenzie McIntyre, 18

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 8.46

Parents: Bradley and Jennifer McIntyre

College: University of South Florida

Major: Public Health


Errdaisha Floyd IB Salutatorian for Hillsborough High

Errdaisha Floyd, 18

Salutatorian - IB

GPA: 7.99

Parents: Lakeisha Slaughter

College: Columbia University


Laurie Rodriguez Hillsborough High Traditional Salutatorian

Laurie Rodriguez, 17

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.36

Parents: Walter and Yolanda Rodriguez

College: University of Florida

Major: Business

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Hillsborough Virtual School

Hillsborough Virtual School valedictorian Kayla Nieves

Kayla Nieves, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 5.15

Parents: John and Amy Nieves


Hillsborough Virtual school salutatorian Derek Walker

Derek Walker, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 5.14

Parents: Jess and Jill Walker

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Jefferson High School

Jefferson High School valedictorian (magnet) Jason Xiao

Jason Xiao, 18

Valedictorian - Magnet

GPA: 6.32

Parents: Hai Ying Huang

College: University of Pennsylvania

Major: Economics


Jefferson High School valedictorian Ana Cipriano

Ana Cipriano, 18

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.53

Parents: Teodoro Cipriano and Esmeralda Morales

College: Hillsborough Community College

Major: Psychology


Jefferson High School salutatorian Adriana Pereira

Adriana Pereira, 17

Salutatorian - Magnet

GPA: 6.22

Parents: Odalis and Martin Pereira

College: University of South Florida

Major: Criminology/Forensic Science


Jefferson High School salutatorian (traditional) Stephanie Hutchinson

Stephanie Hutchinson, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.50

Parents: Steven and Darcie Hutchinson

College: University of South Florida

Major: Criminology

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Jesuit High School

Patrick Eberly 1/3 Valedictorians for Jesuit High School

Patrick Eberly, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.66

Parents: Craig and Karen Eberly

College: Georgetown University

Major: Business


Nathan Gimness 1/3 Valedictorians for Jesuit High School

Nathan Gimness, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.66

Parents: Michael Paul Gimness and Solange Pendas

College: University of Pennsylvania

Major: Undecided


Matthew Tamashiro 1/3 Valedictorians for Jesuit High School

Matthew Tamashiro, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.66

Parents: Kevin and Colleen Tamashiro

College: University of Florida

Major: Mathematics

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King High School

King High School valedictorian (IB) Aryan Patidar.

Aryan Patidar, 17

Valedictorian - IB

GPA: 8.69

Parents: Kirit and Aditi Patidar

College: Brown University


King High School valedictorian Trey Hurt.

Trey Hurt, 16

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 7.42

Parents: Bo and Brandy Hurt

College: University of South Florida

Major: History


King High School salutatorian (IB) Minerva Nong.

Minerva Nong, 17

Salutatorian - IB

GPA: 8.24

Parents: Liang Nong Jun Zhou

College: Dartmouth College

Major: Quantitative Social Science


King High School salutatorian (traditional) Ian King.

Ian King, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.88

Parents: Peter and Jennifer King

College: University of Florida

Major: Telecommunication and Digital Arts and Sciences

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Lennard High School

Lennard High School valedictorian (Collegiate Ccademy) Ashlyn Langford.

Ashlyn Langford, 18

Valedictorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 7.9

Parents: Pat and Kathy Langford

College: Florida State University

Major: International Affairs


Lennard High School valedictorian (traditional) Carlos Leon.

Carlos Leon, 17

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 7.45

Parents: Martin and Elisa Leon

College: University of Florida

Major: Biochemistry


Janely Rodriguez Lennard High School Collegiate Academy Salutatorian

Janely Rodriguez, 18

Salutatorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 7.36

Parents: Nicolas Rodriguez and Becerra Evelia

College: Florida Institute of Technology

Major: Astrobiology


Lennard High School salutatorian (traditional) Mollie O'Brien.

Mollie O’Brien, 17

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.85

Parents: Michael and Susan O’Brien

College: Florida State University

Major: Political Science and Business

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Leto High School

Seth Will Collegiate Academy Valedictorian.

Seth Will, 18

Valedictorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 8.33

Parents: Lisa Will

College: University of South Florida

Major: World and Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences


Rachel Cardenas Traditional Valedictorian for Leto High School

Rachel Cardenas, 17

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.5

Parents: Luis Cardenas and Tamara Fernandez

College: University of South Florida

Major: Healthcare Sciences


Ana Hernandez Leto High Collegiate Academy Salutatorian

Ana Hernandez, 18

Salutatorian - Collegiate Academy

GPA: 8.24

Parents: Vladimir Hernandez and Lazara Perez

College: University of South Florida

Major: Cell and Molecular Biology


Leah Velez Traditional Salutatorian

Leah Velez, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.00

Parents: Elvin and Margrita Velez

College: University of South Florida

Major: Chemistry

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Middleton High School

Middleton High School valedictorian (magnet) Aashish Thoutam.

Aashish Thoutam, 17

Valedictorian - Magnet

GPA: 9.1781

Parents: Jagadeesh and Anitha Thoutam

College: Georgia Institute of Technology

Major: Pre-Med and Biomedical Sciences


Middleton High School valedictorian (traditional) Taylor Dansby.

Taylor Dansby, 17

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 5.0145

Parents: Joseph Christine and Crystal McGruder

College: Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University

Major: Bioengineering


Middleton High School salutatorian (magnet) Nipuna Weerapperuma.

Nipuna Weerapperuma, 18

Salutatorian - Magnet

GPA: 9.0493

Parents: Viraj Desilva and Dilrika Weerapperruma

College: University of Florida

Major: Engineering


Middleton High School salutatorian (traditional) Alyssa Swanson.

Alyssa Swanson, 17

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 4.9020

Parents: Robert and Neta Swanson

College: Hillsborough Community College

Major: Physical Therapy

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Newsome High School

Newsome High School valedictorian Faith Freeman.

Faith Freeman, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.44

Parents: David and Marguerite Freeman

College: University of Florida

Major: Medical Field


Newsome High School salutatorian Robert Lewis.

Robert Lewis, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.96

Parents: Christopher and Lydia Lewis

College: University of South Florida

Major: Pre-Med

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Pivot Charter School

Pivot Charter School valedictorian Ash Leigh Amburn.

Ash Leigh Amburn, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.86

Parents: Larry Amburn

College: Southeastern University

Major: English Education


Pivot Charter School salutatorian Jakob Field.

Jakob Field, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.38

Parents: Steve Field

College: N/A

Major: N/A

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Plant High School

Plant High School valedictorian Robert Schofner.

Robert Schofner, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.84

Parents: Ted and Michelle Schofner

College: Princeton University

Major: Molecular Biology


Plant High School salutatorian Jacob Grossman.

Jacob Grossman, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 8.20

Parents: Diane and Kenneth Grossman

College: Wake Forest University

Major: Political Science

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Plant City High School

Plant City High School valedictorian Angela Cao.

Angela Cao, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.32

Parents: Nung Cao and Vo Lang

College: University of Florida

Major: Biology


Plant City High School salutatorian MacKenzie Steele.

MacKenzie Steele, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.64

Parents: David and Patricia Steele

College: University of Florida

Major: Biology

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Riverview High School

Gustavo Fernandez Cabrera, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.53

Parents: Gustavo Fernandez and Larissa Cabrera

College: Cornell University

Major: Finance


Riverview High School salutatorian Karisya Moran-Adames.

Karisya Moran-Adames, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 8.49

Parents: Erasmo Moran and Karina Adames-Moran

College: University of Florida

Major: Marketing

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Robinson High School

Robinson High School valedictorian (IB) Catherine Johnson.

Catherine Johnson, 18

Valedictorian - IB

GPA: 7.56

Parents: Patrick and Elizabeth Johnson

College: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Major: Computer Science


Robinson High School valedictorian (traditional) Eve Glenn.

Eve Glenn, 16

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 7.3189

Parents: Richard and Lori Glenn

College: Brown University

Major: Biochemistry or Neuroscience


Milin Kurup, 18

Salutatorian - IB

GPA: 7.5554

Parents: Suja Nair and Jiji Kurup

College: University of Florida

Major: Pre-Med


Robinson High School salutatorian (traditional) Lane Johansen.

Lane Johansen, 17

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.72

Parents: Seth and Amber Johansen

College: Washington and Lee University

Major: Neuroscience

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Seffner Christian Academy

Seffner Christian Academy valedictorian Rebekah Sean Leonard.

Rebekah Leonard, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.33

Parents: Eric and Dana Leonard

College: University of South Florida

Major: Elementary Education


Seffner Christian Academy salutatorian Benjamin Spoto.

Benjamin Spoto, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.29

Parents: Joseph and Valerie Spoto

College: University of Floria

Major: Health Science

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Sickles High School

Thushara Weerasuriya, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.08

Parents: Sujeeva Weerasuriya and Nilmini Senarathne

College: University of South Florida

Major: Biomedical Engineering


Megan Mulroe Salutatorian for Sickles High School

Megan Mulroe, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.78

Parents: John and Karen Mulroe

College: University of Florida

Major: Engineering

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Spoto High School

Spoto High School valedictorian Christina Hong.

Christina Hong, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 9.138

Parents: John and Kathy Hong

College: University of South Florida

Major: Pre-Med


Spoto High School salutatorian Lena Nguyen-Vo.

Lena Nguyen-Vo, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 8.9488

Parents: Phuoc Vo and Kimberly Nguyen

College: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Major: Engineering

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Steinbrenner High School

Steinbrenner High School valedictorian Antonio Gonzalez.

Antonio Gonzalez, 18

Valedictorian

GPA: 8.80

Parents: Antonio and Janine Gonzalez

College: New York University

Major: Biochemistry


Steinbrenner High School salutatorian Grant Lopresti.

Grant LoPresti, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 8.20

Parents: Joseph and Laura Lo Presti

College: Duke University

Major: Engineering and Mathematics

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Strawberry Crest High School

Strawberry Crest High School valedictorian (IB) Kim Do.

Kimberly Do, 18

Valedictorian - IB

GPA: 8.1427

Parents: David and Leslie Do

College: Georgia Tech

Major: Computer Science


Strawberry Crest High School valedictorian (traditional) Kasen Van Fossen.

Kasen VanFossen, 18

Valedictorian - Traditional

GPA: 7.2064

Parents: Peter and Lisa VanFossen

College: University of Florida

Major: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Strawberry Crest High School salutatorian (IB) Karishma Lukose.

Karishma Lukose, 17

Salutatorian - IB

GPA: 7.8122

Parents: Louis and Lesa Lukose

College: Florida A&M

Major: Chemistry


Zane Richardson, 18

Salutatorian - Traditional

GPA: 6.68

Parents: Lance and Tara Richardson

College: The University of Tampa

Major: Biology

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Tampa Bay Technical High School

Tampa Bay Technical High School valedictorian Shanel Brown.

Shanel Brown, 18

Valedictorian - Technical Program

GPA: 6.3145

Parents: Reginald and Shonda Brown

College: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Major: Psychology


Tampa Bay Technical High School Academy of Health valedictorian Keyshawn Davis.

Keyshawn Davis, 18

Valedictorian - Academy of Health

GPA: 7.8869

Parents: Joan Benjamin

College: University of South Florida

Major: Biomedical Sciences


Tampa Bay Technical High School Academy of Architecture valedictorian Hannah Sackles.

Hannah Sackles, 18

Valedictorian - Academy of Architecture

GPA: 6.84

Parents: Matthew and Julie Sackles

College: University of Florida

Major: Environmental Engineering


Tampa Bay Technical High School salutatorian Marquise Lynton.

Marquise Lynton, 18

Salutatorian - Technical Program

GPA: 5.9055

Parents: Kerna Poole

College: Hillsborough Community College

Major: Computer Engineering


Tampa Bay Technical High School Academy of Health salutatorian Sarah Ali.

Sarah Ali, 17

Salutatorian - Academy of Health

GPA: 7.8869

Parents: Muhammad and Salma Ali

College: University of Florida

Major: Neuroscience


Tampa Bay Technical High School Academy of Architecture salutatorian Mira Abdalla.

Mira Abdalla, 18

Salutatorian - Academy of Architecture

GPA: 6.60

Parents: Esraa Soliman and Khaled Abdalla

College: University of Florida

Major: Architecture

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Tampa Catholic High School

Tampa Catholic High School valedictorian Eva Smith.

Eva Smith, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.58

Parents: Jeffrey and Pauline Smith

College: University of South Florida

Major: Biomedical Science


Tampa Catholic High School salutatorian John Felletter.

John Felletter, 18

Salutatorian

GPA: 4.54

Parents: Walter and Janet Felletter

College: University of South Florida

Major: Cell and Molecular Biology

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Tampa Preparatory School

Alice Hamilton Valedictorian for Tampa Preparatory School

Alice Hamilton, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 4.79

Parents: Lee and Shirley Hamilton

College: Florida State University

Major: Pre-Clinical Professions

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Wharton High School

Anthonia Elensi, 17

Valedictorian

GPA: 7.81

Parents: Edet and Tonia Elensi

College: University of Florida

Major: Health Science


Sonile Peck Wharton High School Valedictorian

Sonile Peck, 17

Salutatorian

GPA: 7.78

Parents: Robinson and Ostile Peck

College: University of Florida

Major: Biomedical Engineering

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Berkeley Preparatory School

No, we didn’t leave Berkeley Prep out. The school chooses not to rank its graduating class “because of the highly competitive nature of admission to Berkeley, the variety of academic backgrounds of our students, and the various points at which students may enter the school.”

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