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“Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program Ceremony Takes Place on October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
 
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WHO:                    
School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Parents, Teachers, School Administrators and District Staff
 
WHAT:                  
The “Just Do It…I Did!” 2017 Student Awards Program honors the Image-Just-Do-It-I-Did.pngexemplary achievements of students with disabilities.  
 
WHEN:                  
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
9 – 11 a.m.
 
 
WHERE:              
Atlantic Technical College, Arthur Ashe Jr. Campus
1701 NW 23 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
 
WHY:                    
The “Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program is a Districtwide celebration recognizing students with disabilities as part of the annual Disability and History and Awareness Weeks, which are the first two weeks of October. During the awards ceremony, 147 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 (ages 19-22).
 
The “Just Do It…I Did!” Student Awards Program is presented by the District’s Office of Exceptional Student Learning Support, with the generous support of the following sponsors: Autism Society of Broward County, Aveda Institutes of Florida, Jason Taylor Foundation, Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Phonak, Publix, The Eppy Group, Voya Financial Services, Home Depot and the Historic Stranahan House Museum.   
 
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