The 17 teachers were selected from 30 applicants based on criteria that included innovation, impact, replication, the number of students involved and project documentation.
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This year’s theme for the event is “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The event will be held at Nature Scapes in Bunnell. Tickets for the event are $100 per person and include food, drinks and entertainment.
The new board members include Michael Beadle, Shelley Chapman, Jean Hunter, Matthew Maxwell, Meredith Rodriguez, and Dorothy Sperber, who are now part of a 15-member board.
Joe Rizzo, co-owner of Woody’s Restaurant and the incoming president of the Flagler County Education Foundation, was preparing to host the foundation’s annual Christmas party at his house when his shirt caught fire, burning 11 percent of his body.
Bernie Axelrod never finished high school, but rose through the ranks of union print shops in new York City, founded a travel agency, and was a pioneer in donating technology to schools. He joined the Flagler Education Foundation in the 1990s.
The annual ceremony hosted by the Flagler County Education Foundation celebrated its 25th year Tuesday as 108 organizations’ scholarships were presented to 138 seniors. See the full list.
Watch a video celebrating 20 years of the Flagler County Education Foundation, and a vanity photo gallery of the evening’s celebrations at the Hammock Duns Club. In color, too.
The gala dinner at the Hammock Dunes Club drew a sold-out audience of 175, and was highlighted by testimonials about the foundation’s works and rousing performances by Amy Fulmer’s Formality Ensemble.
Dolly’s Imagination Library will ensure that every child born after Aug. 31 and living in Flagler will get a free book every month until kindergarten. The kick-off event is Sept. 1 at the Flagler County Library.
The annual Back to School Jam offers 2,600 free backpacks and school supplies to children who need them, at Flagler Palm Coast High School on Saturday, Aug. 7., beginning at 10 a.m.