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“Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
 
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WHO:             
School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Parents, Teachers, School Administrators and District Staff
 
WHAT:  
The 16th annualJust Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program honoring the exemplary achievements of students with disabilities.  The event is presented by the District’s Exceptional Student Education and Support Services Department.
 
WHEN:           
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

9 – 11 a.m.
 
WHERE:        
Atlantic Technical College, Arthur Ashe Jr. Campus
1701 NW 23rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
 
WHY:              
The “Just Do It…I Did It!” Student Awards Program is a Districtwide celebration to recognize students with disabilities as part of Disability and History Awareness Weeks, which are the first two weeks of October.  During the awards ceremony, 164 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).
 
In addition to the “Just Do It…I Did It!” Student Awards Program, a special presentation honoring this year’s award recipients will be held during the October 21, 2014, School Board Meeting, which takes place at the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center, located at 600 S.E. Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301. The presentation is time-certain at 11:15 a.m.
 
 
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