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
WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends in South Philly

WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends in South Philly

A two-hour long police chase came to an end when the suspects' vehicle flipped over in South Philadelphia.

Owner of Cremated Remains Comes Forward

Owner of Cremated Remains Comes Forward

A mystery in North Philadelphia has been solved after the owner of a woman's cremated remains that were found in an empty lot came forward.

'We Were Just Bad Kids': Brother of Man Eyed in Rape, Murder Opens Up

'We Were Just Bad Kids': Brother of Man Eyed in Rape, Murder Opens Up

Harry Harris knew Jasmine Wright from afar. When he would see her on the block where he once lived and still works, Wright was always quick with a wave and a hello.

Woman in Bike Accident Meets Good Samaritan

Woman in Bike Accident Meets Good Samaritan

A woman is on the hunt for the man who came to her rescue when she flipped off her bike while riding in Philadelphia.

Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders

Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders

The governing body of the Boy Scouts of America voted Monday to end its decades-long ban on gay scout leaders, NBC News reported. The organization's national executive board, meeting in Texas, concluded...

Water Main Break on Roosevelt Boulevard

Water Main Break on Roosevelt Boulevard

A water main break is slowing traffic along the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.