Posts Tagged ‘Award’

Atlantic High Valedictorian Selected As 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar

Stephanie Heung, a senior at Atlantic High School, is one of 141 outstanding high school seniors that has been selected as a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.  These students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school and community. U.S. Presidential Scholars will be honored for their accomplishments in Washington…

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Dreyfoos Student Wins National Poster Contest

Jordan Lane-Palmer, a 9th grader at the Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of Arts, was selected as the national winner of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) annual “Be Money Wi$e” poster contest. Jordan’s poster, which was among 1,800 entries from across the country, wholeheartedly captured the essence of the theme, “Be A $uperhero!…

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Equestrian Trails Educator Is Florida Elementary Physical Education Teacher Of The Year

Amie Schneider from Equestrian Trails Elementary School is the 2010/2011 Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport (FAHPERDS) Elementary Physical Education Teacher of The Year.  Ms. Schneider has been teaching Physical Education for 18 years. Ms. Schneider teaches with a simple philosophy in which everyone one of her students walks out of…

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Jupiter Culinary Academy Student Decorates Award Winning Cake

Elana Axelband, a senior at Jupiter Community High School, won 1st place in the American Culinary Federation cake decorating contest at Lynn University.   The cake is entitled “Gifts of Love” and was inspired by Tiffany gift boxes.  According to Carol Cox Stewart, Jupiter Culinary Arts Academy Director, “Elana Axelband, a fourth year Culinary Academy student, is…

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Local Children’s Health Crusader Receives National Honor

Action for Healthy Kids, America’s largest non-profit volunteer organization working with schools to fight childhood obesity and improve children’s health, has named Palm Beach County School District’s Eric Stern a ‘Healthy School Hero,’ a national honor bestowed on just five individuals each year for their commitment to making schools – and children – healthier.  Nominated…

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Beacon Cove Intermediate School A Winner In Reading Challenge

Students at Beacon Cove Intermediate School in Jupiter came in 2nd place in the Scholastic Read for the World Record Challenge. The school logged in an impressive 822,807 minutes, just shy of 1st place winner Village Elementary School in Hilton, New York. “I like to thank Principal Una Hukill, faculty, staff, office personnel, afterschool and…

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Chief Of Facilities Management Wins Community Award For School District’s Green Initiatives

Joseph Sanches, Chief of Facilities Management for the School District, was named the “Most Outstanding Community LEEDer” in the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) South Florida Chapter 2010 LEEDership and Green Awards Program.  The GalaVerde awards ceremony took place Saturday, August 28th in Fort Lauderdale.  The event recognized and honored those outstanding projects, inspirational businesses,…

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Senior School Volunteer Honored As A Community Champion By Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare of Florida recently recognized six unsung heroes at its first annual Community Champions Awards dinner, which was held in Tampa.  One of the winners was 79-year-old retired scientist and Crosspointe Elementary School volunteer Fred Rosene, who won the Volunteer Award.  Being in a wheelchair has not hindered Mr. Rosene from volunteering and working…

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