Number of graduates: 402
Valedictorian: Jacqueline Lawson
Salutatorian: Riley Walman
Speakers: Principal Marie Whelan, Jacqueline Lawson and Riley Walman
Quote: "The future contains what you put into it now." — Lawson, talking about the potential of her fellow classmates.
DISTRICT's TOP: Valedictorian Lawson holds not only Gaither's highest GPA, but is No. 1 in Hillsborough County with an 8.71 weighted GPA. She will be attending Columbia University and will study neuroscience and behaviors.
SPECIAL MOMENT: Senior chorus members Anna Cappadoro, Nancy Daines, Krista Rodriguez and Daisy Santos performed a musical number entitled Friends.
ABOVE AND BEYOND: Eleven graduates received special honors recognition and were inducted into the Honor Circle. The students achieved the highest GPAs in the senior class.
Allie Davison, Auburn University, tb-two* staff