Profiles in Excellence: Class of 2013 - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Meet the outstanding students from the Class of 2013

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 06:28 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Ashley Mendoza

Profiles in Excellence: Ashley Mendoza

Ashley is this year's valedictorian at Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School.

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 05:50 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Sam Gilmore

Profiles in Excellence: Sam Gilmore

Sam is the valedictorian for the Class of 2013 at Calvary Christian Academy in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 at 06:28 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Michaiah Young

Profiles in Excellence: Michaiah Young

Michaiah is valedictorian of her graduating class at Mercy Vocational High School in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 at 06:15 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Alanna McKnight

Profiles in Excellence: Alanna McKnight

Alanna McKnight addressed her graduating class at the HMS School for Cerebral Palsy.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 at 06:00 PM EDT

Profiles in Excellence: Whitney Seidel

Profiles in Excellence: Whitney Seidel

Whitney is the valedictorian for the Class of 2013 at Upper Bucks Christian School.

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!
Follow Us
Top Stories
Teen Charged in Shooting Death of 11-Year-Old Brother
Teen Charged in Shooting Death of 11-Year-Old Brother

A 19-year-old faces involuntary manslaughter and weapons charges in the shooting death of his 11-year-old brother in Philadelphia's Overbrook neighborhood earlier this week.

Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing
Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

The House Intelligence Committee’s first impeachment hearing has ended after more than five hours of testimony. State Department officials William Taylor and George Kent testified about their concerns with...

'No Teachers Left': Philly Educators' Life in the Classroom
'No Teachers Left': Philly Educators' Life in the Classroom

Teachers in Philadelphia don't make a lot of money — between $46,000 and $84,000 — and it's hard-earned: they deal with occasional in-school violence, constant pressure to improve test scores and a high-rate of...

New Home Donated to Marine Corps Veteran and Family
New Home Donated to Marine Corps Veteran and Family

It was a hero's homecoming on Wednesday for retired Lance Cpl. Joseph Logue. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran and his family walked into their new home in Collingswood, New Jersey, for the first time, thanks to...

Top Diplomat Testifies Trump Asked About Ukraine Probes
Top Diplomat Testifies Trump Asked About Ukraine Probes

For the first time, the Democrats’ case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment streamed from Americans’ TVs Wednesday, including a new contention that he was overheard asking about political “investigations”...

Man Charged in Connection With Veteran's Hit-and-Run Death
Man Charged in Connection With Veteran's Hit-and-Run Death

A man turned himself in to Norristown Police Wednesday and was charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of a Vietnam veteran.