July 6, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/21/2014

"I am not here to make money off my kids."

-- Manatee High Principal Don Sauer

As it implements a $20 fee this year for seniors to participate in the graduation ceremony, Manatee High School is also selling family members prime seating -- at $200 a row.

A group of 10 rows near the end zone of Hawkins Stadium were made available for purchase this year. Each bench cost $200 to seat about 15 people, a little more than $13 per seat. All other stadium seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The tickets, which went on sale Tuesday morning, sold out in about four hours, Manatee High Principal Don Sauer said.

Read more at the Bradenton Herald.

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