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2014 06 23 Other Reports provided under Reports by Commissioner Hovey Date: June 23, 2014 These two (2) documents were provided to the Mayor and City Commission during Commissioner Jean Hovey's Report at the June 23, 2014 City Commission Regular Meeting. For Immediate Release: SCPS Contact: Michael Lawrence,APR Seminole County June 2, 2014 Communications Officer Public Schools 407-320-0471 Walt Griffin,Ed.D. SCPS CLASS OF 2014 FULL OF SUCCESS Superintendent (SANFORD, Fla.) Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS)just said goodbye to another amazing senior class, and although it's sad to see them go,the Class of 2014 Educational Support Center didn't disappoint at making all of SCPS proud. This year, the talented 4,298 400 E.Lake Mary Blvd. graduating seniors made their mark in a big way. By excelling in academics, as well Sanford,FL 32773-7127 g g g Y Y g , 407-320-0000 as athletics,they validated the reputation SCPS has for producing high-achieving and well-rounded students prepared for the 21St century. Listed are just some of the many cfr O -5 i C)( accomplishments made by the SCPS Class of 2014. Crooms Academy of Information Technology Graduating Seniors: 95 11),( Accomplishments: ,( • U.S. News& Report Best High Schools–2014 �5 —7 Prominent Schools: Drexel, Full Sail, FAMU, FSU, Georgia Tech,Rollins, V ' - / Seminole State, Stetson, UCF,UNF Hagerty High t7)^ Graduating Seniors: 506 r Accomplishments: • National Champion Cheerleaders 671 • Girls Softball State runner-up • Baseball District Champion • Multiple Scholarships awarded • Air Force ROTC Scholarship • FAU Presidential Scholarship • Ohio St. National Buckeye Scholarship • National Merit Siemens Scholarship • Rollins College Deans Scholarship,School of Music Award • Stetson Faculty Scholarship • UCF Bronze,Silver, &Gold Pegasus Awards • UCF Provost Award • UCF Army ROTC Cadet of the Year • West Point Appointment Prominent Schools: Boston University, Brown,Notre Dame, Ohio State,Rollins, UCF, West Point Lake Brantley High Graduating Seniors: 584 Accomplishments: • Band, Chorus, & Dance–Straight Superiors at all assessment • AFJROTC Unit awarded Distinguished Unit with Merit • Graduating Seniors: 484 Accomplishments: • Cheerleading State Champs • Girls Volleyball State Champs • Girls Bowling State Champs • Boys Basketball State Champs • Swimming—Individual State Champs • 1 student ranked 3rd in the nation in marksmanship • 22 students signed for Athletic Scholarships • 3 National Merit Finalists • 3 UF Summer Bio-Science Research Interns • 1 UCF Sanford Burnham Research Intern • 1 Florida Scholastic Best of the Best Feature for Newspaper • NSCA Pacemaker Award for Yearbook Prominent Schools: Colorado School of the Mines, Columbia, Duke, FSU, Georgia Tech, John Hopkins, Penn, Rice, UCF,UF, USC,Yale Seminole High Graduating Seniors: 665 Accomplishments: • 23 National Merit Semi-Finalists • 17 National Merit Finalists • 2 Presidential Scholars • 1 appointment to West Point • 8A All Academic Team—Boys Basketball • 8A All Academic Team—Girls Tennis • National Champion Dazzlers Dance Team • $9,000,000 in scholarship money earned Prominent Schools: Alabama, Boston University, Duke, Eckerd, FAU,FSU, George Washington, Georgia Tech, MIT,Northwestern, Penn, Rollins,Temple,UCF, UF, UM, UNF, USC, USF,West Point Winter Springs High Graduating Seniors: 479 Accomplishments: • 1 National Merit Finalist • 2 National Achievement Scholars • 1 Thespian Senior earned 4 Critic's Choice Awards • 18 student athletes signed athletic scholarships Prominent Schools: Adventist, American Musical &Dramatic Academy, Boston University, College for Creative Studies, Cornell, FSU, Palm Beach Atlantic, Savannah College of Art&Design, Stetson, Toronto,UCF,UF, UNF, USF, Wake Forest -SCPS- Request to Make Public the Ongoing Progress of the 1 Percent Sales Tax Project List Requested by: David Leavitt,Chairman, Libertarian Party of Seminole County Date: 6/4/2014 Location: CALNO Meeting in Sanford on 6/4/14 Presented to: All representatives from the Seven Cities,the County, and the School Board On March 11, 2014,The Board of County Commissioners signed Resolution No. 2014-R-67, implementing the requirements of ordinance 2014-8, which imposes a 1 cent local government infrastructure sales surtax subject to approval of voters in a referendum election to be held on May 20th, 2014.This Resolution identifies specific projects to be completed if the sales tax referendum passes as "the necessary improvements to public infrastructure within Seminole County"and is followed by project lists from each of the seven cities in Seminole county,the Seminole County School Board, and Seminole County government. On May 20`h, 2014,Seminole County voters voted to approve the sales surtax referendum, which will take effect on January 1st,2015. Today, we ask that each City,the County, and the School Board in Seminole County make public the progress of the list they proposed in a prominent place on each of their web sites.The original project list should be posted, along with original cost estimate and project name. In addition, - Sections should be added to include the estimated start and completion dates. - Sections should be added to include the actual start and completion dates. - Section should be added to include the actual cost upon completion. - Section should be added to show the name of the contractor awarded the project.