Olympia High National Honor Society 2011-12 officers and advisers welcome new members at the chapter’s induction ceremony. In attendance are (front, l. to r.) Nancy Bardoe and William Connell, advisers; Nikki Bhavsar, historian; Priscila Ausek, vice president; Monica Rex, president; guest speaker Brian Britton; Natalie Rex, secretary; and Principal Jenny Gibson-Linkh.
Foundation Academy’s music, drama and band members co-present a Madrigal Dinner show set in the Renaissance that tells the story of Christmas.
Members of Foundation Academy’s music, drama and band programs worked together to co-present a medieval-themed Madrigal Dinner, where costumed students acted out the story of Christmas, as the chorus sang holiday songs. Audience members and participants were treated to a dinner during the presentation.
The First Academy, located at 2667 Bruton Blvd. in Orlando, will hold a winter open house for prospective parents Jan. 8, 2012, from 2-4 p.m. Attendees can meet with teachers and tour the campus. The Christ-centered college-preparatory school offers instruction in grades K4 through 12. For more information, call 407-206-8602 or visit www.thefirstacademy.org on the Web.
(L. to r.) Jacob Stuart, recipient of Junior Achievement of Central Florida’s Spirit of Achievement award, Harriet Lake, representing her late husband, Hy Lake; Linda Chapin, former Orange County mayor; and Jimmy Hewitt, founder of the Orlando Magic, are inducted into JACF’s Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame.
The First Academy seniors Albert Settles and Taylor English are crowned homecoming king and queen.
The First Academy students Albert Settles and Taylor English were crowned as the 2011 homecoming king and queen. The seniors have attended TFA since kindergarten. Albert is the starting point guard for the basketball team, as well as starting running back for the varsity football team. Taylor is an outside hitter for the varsity volleyball team and defensive sweeper for the soccer team.
The International Academy of Design and Technology is accepting submissions for the IADT Design Challenge, a nationwide scholarship competition. Two winners and 10 runners-up will each earn scholarships to IADT. Eligible entrants must have either graduated from high school, expect to graduate, earned a GED or expect to earn a GED by July 1, 2012. Submissions will be accepted through Dec. 10 via the design challenge tab at www.facebook.com/iadtschools on the Web. For more information, call 888-489-8111 or visit www.iadt.edu/orlando on the Web.
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