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From left: Ana Orsi, Gabriella Masturzo, Marina Silva, Bruce Silva, Vitoria Vilela, Brunna Sigueira and Giulia Amorim gathered for one last photo all together as high-schoolers.

GALLERY: Olympia High School Class of 2016 Graduation

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

From left: Ana Orsi, Gabriella Masturzo, Marina Silva, Bruce Silva, Vitoria Vilela, Brunna Sigueira and Giulia Amorim gathered for one last photo all together as high-schoolers.

Braulio Betancourt, Ashan Ali and Austin Koum were all excited to walk the stage.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Braulio Betancourt, Ashan Ali and Austin Koum were all excited to walk the stage.

Friends Eduardo Molina and Ansley Denton hugged it out right before posing for a picture.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Friends Eduardo Molina and Ansley Denton hugged it out right before posing for a picture.

Kelly Scarpelli’s dog, Willow, wore a cap and gown and graduated alongside her.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Kelly Scarpelli’s dog, Willow, wore a cap and gown and graduated alongside her.

Student Council President MacKenzie Loos and Senior Class President Amy Cook prepare to take their spots on the stage.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Student Council President MacKenzie Loos and Senior Class President Amy Cook prepare to take their spots on the stage.

Senior Graduation Adviser Nancy Bardoe adjusts Mohamed Abdel’s graduation gown.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Senior Graduation Adviser Nancy Bardoe adjusts Mohamed Abdel’s graduation gown.

Mohamed Abdel, Raphael Abrunhosa, Connor Adams and John Adao were lined up and ready to go.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Mohamed Abdel, Raphael Abrunhosa, Connor Adams and John Adao were lined up and ready to go.

Graduates smile as they begin to file into the venue.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Graduates smile as they begin to file into the venue.

Iago Pinheiro and Guilherme Polzin couldn’t contain their excitement about graduation.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Iago Pinheiro and Guilherme Polzin couldn’t contain their excitement about graduation.

Michelle Hayworth sang the National Anthem.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Michelle Hayworth sang the National Anthem.

Principal Guy Swenson addresses the audience in the principal’s valediction.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Principal Guy Swenson addresses the audience in the principal’s valediction.

Special guests (from left: Pam Gould, School Board Member District 4; State Senator Geraldine Thompson; and Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn) were in attendance to congratulate the graduates.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Special guests (from left: Pam Gould, School Board Member District 4; State Senator Geraldine Thompson; and Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn) were in attendance to congratulate the graduates.

Stephanie van Dijk sang “I Hope You Dance.”

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Stephanie van Dijk sang “I Hope You Dance.”

Graduates and the audience pulled out their cellphone flashlights and waved them in time to Stephanie van Dijk’s rendition of “I Hope You Dance.”

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Graduates and the audience pulled out their cellphone flashlights and waved them in time to Stephanie van Dijk’s rendition of “I Hope You Dance.”

Salutatorian Azeem Uddeen addresses his fellow classmates.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Salutatorian Azeem Uddeen addresses his fellow classmates.

Principal Guy Swenson surprised Valedictorian Deesha Desai with the news that of the 19 valedictorians in Orange County Public Schools this year, she had the highest GPA.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 |

Principal Guy Swenson surprised Valedictorian Deesha Desai with the news that of the 19 valedictorians in Orange County Public Schools this year, she had the highest GPA.

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