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Graduation 2013: Clearwater High

Clearwater graduates smile and cheer at the crowd during their ceremony Wednesday night at Bright House Fields.
Clearwater graduates smile and cheer at the crowd during their ceremony Wednesday night at Bright House Fields.
Published Jun. 6, 2013

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Number of graduates: 400

Valedictorian: Nicholas Tornatore

Salutatorian: Maria Breen

Speakers: Keith Mastorides, principal; George Cretekos, Clearwater mayor; Robin Wikle, School Board member; Kasey Braden, SGA president; Nicholas Tornatore, valedictorian; Brett Danner, senior class president.

Best advice: "Chase your dreams, spread your wings and fly," said principal Keith Mastorides.

Quote: "Veni, vidi, vici." — valedictorian Nicholas Tornatore, which translates to "I came, I saw, I conquered" as stated by Julius Caesar.

Interesting visuals: One graduate's family had an oversized cutout of his face held up in the crowd.

Katie Lamont, East Lake High, tb-two* staff