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18th Annual “Stars on Parade” Extravaganza

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
 
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WHO:    
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Students and Staff

WHAT:   
BCPS middle and high school student performers will take center stage in solo and ensemble dance, music and theater performances.  A highlight of the evening will be when 30 seniors from 15 Broward County schools receive 2017 Arts for the Future Scholarships to continue their studies in the visual, performing and technical arts at colleges, universities and educational training institutions.

WHEN:   
Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.  

WHERE:  
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater
201 SW Fifth Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

WHY:    
The annual “Stars on Parade” Extravaganza showcases outstanding student performances.  The Arts for the Future Scholarship Fund is a communitywide initiative to promote artistic career opportunities for graduating seniors.  One of the largest programs of its kind in the nation, the scholarship has bestowed scholarships to more than 830 talented high school seniors since 1999.  The Amaturo Family Foundation, Rose Miniaci Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward and the M.H. Yager Foundation are proud sponsors of the annual “Stars on
Parade” event.
 
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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 101 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.