Meet the outstanding students from the Class of 2013

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Jeremy Waterkotte & Jackie Viens

Profiles in Excellence: Jeremy Waterkotte & Jackie Viens

Jeremy and Jackie tried something a little different for the commencement at Unionville High School in Kennett Square, Pa.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Georgia Fortunato

Profiles in Excellence: Georgia Fortunato

Georgia was chosen as Class Speaker for this year's commencement for The Agnes Irwin School.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 10:03 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Evan Lucas

Profiles in Excellence: Evan Lucas

Evan is the valedictorian for the Class of 2013 for Daniel Boone High School in Reading, Pa.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 10:49 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Michael Green

Profiles in Excellence: Michael Green

Michael is the student body president at The Haverford School.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 09:52 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Michelina Hesse

Profiles in Excellence: Michelina Hesse

Michelina is the valedictorian for the Class of 2013 at Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 10:22 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Wilfredo

Profiles in Excellence: Wilfredo

Wilfredo is one of the outstanding students for the class of 2013 at The Melmark School.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:59 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Rachel Boone

Profiles in Excellence: Rachel Boone

Rachel is the salutatorian for Phoenixville Area High School's Class of 2013.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 09:33 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Danielle Sherman

Profiles in Excellence: Danielle Sherman

Danielle is one of two student speakers for the Class of 2013 at Archbishop Wood High School.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 09:28 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Liane Makatura

Profiles in Excellence: Liane Makatura

Liane is the valedictorian for the Class of 2013.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 09:53 AM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Kate Riga

Profiles in Excellence: Kate Riga

Kate is the student commencement speaker for the Class of 2013.

About Us
Meet some of this year's outstanding high school graduates. These are the men and women who will help shape our future. We've included the speeches they gave during commencement. They are inspirational and insightful. Congratulations Class of 2013!
Top Stories
Heavy Fire Rips Through South Philly Homes

Heavy Fire Rips Through South Philly Homes

Large flames are ripping through a South Philly rowhome.

Patient Kills Case Worker, Shoots Doctor Who Then Fires Back

Patient Kills Case Worker, Shoots Doctor Who Then Fires Back

A female case worker has been killed and a doctor shot after a psychiatric patient opened fire on them inside a wellness center on the campus of a Delaware County, Pennsylvania hospital.

Del. Crews Prep for Critical I-495 Repair Work

Del. Crews Prep for Critical I-495 Repair Work

The Delaware Department of Transportation says it's preparing for a jacking operation that it calls a critical phase of repairing the damaged Interstate 495 bridge.

Wilmington, Del., Maps Out Vision for Growth

Wilmington, Del., Maps Out Vision for Growth

An economic development consultant says Wilmington must shed perceptions of rampant crime and poor public schools if it wants to attract more residents and businesses.

Burglar Who Fled to Canada Gets More Jail Time

Burglar Who Fled to Canada Gets More Jail Time

Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene.

NJ Man Convicted of Murder in Ex-Wife's Death

NJ Man Convicted of Murder in Ex-Wife's Death

Jurors have found a New Jersey man who stabbed his ex-wife 84 times and covered her face with a Halloween pig mask guilty of murder.