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Back to School The Real Housewives of Orange County

Go Back to School With Our Bravolebs: See Their Throwback School Photos

Get schooled in Bravoleb history with these timeless yearbook throwbacks.

By Mary Paige Nesfeder

It's that time of year again when we trade sunglasses for spectacles and beach reads for paper and pen. As you get ready for this back to school season look back at some of our favorite school-themed Bravoleb throwback photos. Cue the awws!

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1. Kandi Burruss

A young Kandi Burruss smiles for her yearbook picture. Little did young Kandi know that one day she'd be a star singer and Housewife.

2. Mercedes Javid

Baby "Mercedes  rocks the pigtails on picture day.

3. Kim Zolciak-Biermann

Kim Zolciak-Biermann shows that it's possible to rock a classic Catholic school uniform.

4. Shep Rose

It wouldn't be a "Shepard  graduation without a pretty lady by his side. And that hair!

5. Caroline Manzo

Aw! Caroline Manzo may have tried countless different hairstyles over the years, but we are partial to the pigtails.

6. Kristen Doute

Before Kristen Doute was a SURver, she was a student.

7. Melissa Gorga

Full length of Melissa Gorga as a young girl wearing her cheer uniform

Rah rah! Melissa Gorga was a cheerleader back in her high school days.

8. Peter Madrigal

Fellow SURver Peter Madrigal knows that there's never a bad time to take a selfie, even when you're graduating from college.

9. Tamra Judge

Another graduate! We wonder if Tamra Judge will ever dare to bring back this look.

10. Phaedra Parks

Phaedra Parks joins the Housewives' cheerleader club!

11. Kathryn Calhoun Dennis

Kathryn Calhoun Dennis gives us the classic senior picture pose in the bottom right.

12. Stassi Schroeder

Another Bravoleb, another Catholic school uniform. Stassi Schroeder pairs hers with tube socks and white tennis shoes. 

13. NeNe Leakes

Watch out, Phaedra! NeNe Leakes was a cheerleader, too.

14. Craig Conover

A young Craig Conover proudly clutches his diploma.

15. James Kennedy

James Kennedy poses as a young boy in a school photo

James Kennedy was always ready for the camera!

16. Kathy Wakile

Kathy Wakile is giving some serious senior yearbook photo inspiration. We love the feathered hair and bright blush!

17. Luann de Lesseps

Before Luann de Lesseps was a Countess, she was a college graduate. She hasn't aged, either.

18. Cameran Eubanks

Cameran Eubanks goes to the prom! We're not sure which school dress code this two-piece number was in compliance with, but she totally rocks it.

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