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Students Get Creative to Promote Literacy
Winners announced in Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! public service announcement contest -Tallahassee, Fla., January 17, 2013 - The Florida Department of Education is recognizing the winners of the 5th annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! statewide public service announcement (PSA) contest.
To compete in the PSA contest, students created a short video geared toward this year's theme: "Take the Lead and Read." Winners were chosen at voluntary prekindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school levels, with the winning schools awarded prizes sponsored by the Florida Education Foundation - $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, and $250 for third place. The winning PSAs will be featured on the Just Read, Florida! website and the Department of Education's social media pages. The winners of the 2013 Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! statewide PSA contest:
1st Place: West Broward High School,Broward County
2nd Place: Marchman Technical Education Center, Pasco County
3rd Place: Cypress Bay High School, Broward County
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Land O' Lakes, FL 34638
Terry Aunchman, Director
The District School Board of Pasco County hereby stipulates and affirms its policy of offering equal educational opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, disability, genetic information or legally-protected characteristic. As such, it is the policy the District to provide reasonable substitutions for any person enrolled in a postsecondary vocational programs who is hearing impaired, visually impaired, dyslexic or who has a specific learning disability where failure to meet the requirements is related to the disability. For additional information related to this policy, please contact Sandy May, Equity Manager, Office for Employee Relations, (813) 794-2322.