Graduation is just around the corner at high schools throughout Hillsborough County. To make sure families, friends and well-wishers mark their calendars for the big days, the school district has released information on ceremonies planned throughout the county.
Here’s a look at the graduation facts for both King and Tampa Bay Tech high schools:
King High School
Principal Michael Rowan will say goodbye to a 2012 graduating class of an anticipated 365 students on June 1 at 9:30 a.m. The commencement ceremony takes place at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Rowan and several top students will give the speeches.
King Graduation Facts:
- Valedictorians: Matthew Chan (traditional), Ravi Medikonda (IB)
- Salutatorians: Tyler Weed (traditional), Ken Yu (IB)
- Class President: Omoniyi Alimi
Tampa Bay Technical High School
Tampa Bay Tech’s Principal Warren Brooks will send off an estimated 468 graduates in the 2012 class on May 31 at 9:30 a.m. The ceremony takes place at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall.
Tampa Bay Tech Graduation Facts:
- Valedictorian, technical: Priyanka Patel
- Valedictorian, health academy: Roshni Patel
- Valedictorian, architecture academy: Ruben Forero
- Salutatorian, technical: Andrew Feliciano
- Salutatorian, health academy: Deepal Patel
- Salutatorian, architecture academy: Alejandro Pena
- Class President: Jasmine Cross
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