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“Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program – Ceremony Takes Place on October 13, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Parents, Teachers, School Administrators and District Staff

The 2016 Student Awards Program honors the exemplary achievements of students with disabilities.  

Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 9 – 11 a.m.

Atlantic Technical College, Arthur Ashe, Jr. Campus
1701 NW 23 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

The “Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program is a Districtwide celebration recognizing students with disabilities as part of Disability and History Awareness Weeks, which are the first two weeks of October. During the awards ceremony, 161 Broward County Public Schools students will be recognized for showing significant improvement or exemplary achievement in a variety of areas.  In addition, five students will be honored as “Recognized Recipients” for earning the highest scores in their grade level category: preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school and adult (age 19-22).

The “Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program is presented by the District’s Exceptional Student Education and Support Services Department, with the generous support of the following sponsors: Alphabetland, Autism Society of Broward County, Aveda Institutes of Florida, BrightStar Credit Union, Historic Stranahan House Museum, Jason Taylor Foundation, NSU Art Museum, Public Consulting Group (PCG) Education, Phonak, Publix, The Eppy Group, Voya Financial Services and The Home Depot.  


“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.” 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.