Where do we go from here?

BY DEXTER MCCREE Feature Writer

ST. PETERSBURG – The next class of dreamers have strutted the stage at Tropicana Field and bowed to the applause of family and friends. They have hugged friends, fellow classmates and have turned their tassels indicating a new direction in life. Where do they go from here? A few recent graduates give us an indication.

Matthew Pinckney, communityMatthew Pinckney

“I’m excited to move to the next phase of my life. I’m going to SPC and then transfer. I want to be a physical therapist and help my community.”

Auriel Scott, communityAuriel Scott

“I’ll be attending the University of Central Florida in Orlando. My goal is to be the CEO of a magazine company.”

Adam Powell, communityAdam Powell

“My ultimate goal is to manage my own business. I’m headed to Florida State University to major in electrical engineering.”

Chelsea Hooker, communityChelsea Hooker

“Graduation means furthering my acting career. I’ll attend an arts school in New York and major in musical theatre.”

Darian Hooker, communityDarian Hooker

“I’ll be playing college football in North Dakota or California and working towards a degree in Criminal Justice.”

Jelessa Oats, communityJelessa Oats

“I thank God for taking me this far. I’m going to Clearwater Christian College for a college education and use all of my God given talents.”

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