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A sea of blue graduation caps filled the Amway Center's indoor arena.

GALLERY: West Orange High School Graduation 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

A sea of blue graduation caps filled the Amway Center's indoor arena.

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Graduating seniors Bobby Head, Matthew Rinks and Joshua Robinson patiently waited backstage for their time to make their entrance.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Graduating seniors Bobby Head, Matthew Rinks and Joshua Robinson patiently waited backstage for their time to make their entrance.

Edwin Reyes and Edwin Rodriguez were all smiles while they waited for the big moment.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Edwin Reyes and Edwin Rodriguez were all smiles while they waited for the big moment.

Chloe Kranston and Shannon Kolacki made time for a quick photo before the ceremony.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Chloe Kranston and Shannon Kolacki made time for a quick photo before the ceremony.

Elijah Shabazz, Marland Howard, and Antonio Huey were all chillin’ out backstage.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Elijah Shabazz, Marland Howard, and Antonio Huey were all chillin’ out backstage.

Diamond Jender, Kiara Jones and Jhanai Joly were happy they'd soon be able to say their final goodbye to high school.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Diamond Jender, Kiara Jones and Jhanai Joly were happy they'd soon be able to say their final goodbye to high school.

West Orange High School band members played their last few songs together.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

West Orange High School band members played their last few songs together.

Senior class president Mahul Patel looked to the audience to thank his parents for their support in his high school education.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Senior class president Mahul Patel looked to the audience to thank his parents for their support in his high school education.

Hundreds of West Orange HIgh warriors listened to the senior class presidents, valedictorian and salutatorians give their inspirational speeches.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Hundreds of West Orange HIgh warriors listened to the senior class presidents, valedictorian and salutatorians give their inspirational speeches.

West Orange High School Principal Bill Floyd offered words of wisdom to the graduating seniors and recounted some memories of his time at West Orange.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

West Orange High School Principal Bill Floyd offered words of wisdom to the graduating seniors and recounted some memories of his time at West Orange.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette spoke in front of the arena's hundreds of graduating seniors.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette spoke in front of the arena's hundreds of graduating seniors.

Graduating seniors take in the bittersweet words of encouragement and advice from school principal Bill Floyd.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Graduating seniors take in the bittersweet words of encouragement and advice from school principal Bill Floyd.

Valedictorian Kristin Phanouvong encouraged her classmates to follow their dreams.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Valedictorian Kristin Phanouvong encouraged her classmates to follow their dreams.

Co-salutatorian Chantale Ninah, an AP scholar with distinction, plans to study computer science at the University of Central Florida.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Co-salutatorian Chantale Ninah, an AP scholar with distinction, plans to study computer science at the University of Central Florida.

Co-salutatorian Nehemiah Garcia, who wants to become a pediatrician, aims to pursue a degree in biosciences at the University of Central Florida.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Co-salutatorian Nehemiah Garcia, who wants to become a pediatrician, aims to pursue a degree in biosciences at the University of Central Florida.

Graduating senior Ashley Lloyd, a recipient of the Disney Dreamers & Doers Award, does the Warrior howl shortly after giving her speech.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Graduating senior Ashley Lloyd, a recipient of the Disney Dreamers & Doers Award, does the Warrior howl shortly after giving her speech.

The West Orange High School choir conducts one of their last performances under the guidance of choir director Dr. Jeffery Redding.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

The West Orange High School choir conducts one of their last performances under the guidance of choir director Dr. Jeffery Redding.

Caroline Dunham smiles giddily as she walks across the stage shaking hands with school faculty.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Caroline Dunham smiles giddily as she walks across the stage shaking hands with school faculty.

Graduating senior Eloisa Gonzalez happily shakes hands with West Orange High teachers and administrators.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Graduating senior Eloisa Gonzalez happily shakes hands with West Orange High teachers and administrators.

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