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Miss Florida to Visit Stephen Foster Elementary School

Monday, October 12, 2015
Miss Florida 2015 MaryKatherine Fechtel, Students, Teachers and School Leaders
Miss Florida MaryKatherine Fechtel speaks to students about the Florida Everglades, including its past, present and future.

October 16, 2015 
 8:30 a.m.
Stephen Foster Elementary School
3471 SW 22nd Street 
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
During the fourth grade, students learn about the Everglades as part of their  curriculum.  As the spokesperson for the Everglades Foundation, Miss Florida advocates for the protection and restoration of the Everglades.  She also works to educate students about the importance of the Everglades and its history.

Photo: Courtesy of the Miss Florida Organization    

Media Are Invited to Cover This Event.
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