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“Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program - Ceremony Takes Place on October 21, 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015
 
WHO: School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Parents, Teachers, School Administrators and District Staff

WHAT: The 2015 Student Awards Program honors the exemplary achievements of students with disabilities.
 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

WHERE: Atlantic Technical College, Arthur Ashe Jr. Campus 1701 NW 23 Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311

WHY: The “Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program is a Districtwide celebration recognizingstudents with disabilities as part of Disability and History Awareness Weeks, which are the first two weeks of October. During the awards ceremony, 184 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 and Voya Financial Services.
 
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS  
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE – Established 1915 
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