Manatee High School graduation

June 3, 2012 

Manatee High School graduation

Number of graduates: 424

Speakers: Robert Firkins, Ashley Ogedegbe, Ryder Bilter, Benjamin Moskowitz

Shining moment: Graduating members of the choir, sinfonia and wind ensemble joined the underclassmen to perform "Omnia Sol"

Best quote: "We were striving toward the same goal of walking across this stage to obtain what some may see as just a piece of paper but what we know to be so much more than that -- a future." -- Ashley Ogedegbe

Interesting sight: Friends and family members held posters, banners, fat heads and even passed beach balls throughout the crowded bleachers.

-- Elizabeth Johnson

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