Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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A sneak peek into the fascinating people who make Lake and Sumter counties great.

Outstanding Student: Dencov Bryant

Outstanding Student: Dencov Bryant

No stopping this ambitious Leesburg senior who aims to work his way to the top in serving others.  Story and photo: Cindy Peterson As a fifth-generation Floridian and Leesburg resident, Dencov Bryant is making his mark. A senior at Leesburg…
January 2022 Hit List

January 2022 Hit List

1| Hoops heaven Four of the country’s top 20 basketball players in the class of 2022 attend Montverde Academy, according to 247sports.com, a recruiting site that ranks the players. Small forward Dariq Whitehead, ranked number four, will attend Duke University.…
Person of Interest: Kuehl McEachern

Person of Interest: Kuehl McEachern

Though his professional baseball days are behind him, a Eustis High School graduate still has a ball living life.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Is an only child. Enjoys fishing and boating. Holds bachelor’s degree on coastal environmental science from…
December 2021 Hit List

December 2021 Hit List

1| Shop local! Looking for Christmas gift for special people in your life? Do what Style staffers enjoy, spend time browsing shops in Mount Dora, Clermont, Eustis, Leesburg, and The Villages, and we believe you’re apt to find some perfect…
Person of Interest: Ileanne Buigas

Person of Interest: Ileanne Buigas

Executive director of Lake County Museum of Art cherishes making each show and fundraiser a success to benefit the community. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Lives in Eustis.  Graduated in graphic design from University of Miami. Also founder of consulting…
Outstanding Student: Addisyn Melanson

Outstanding Student: Addisyn Melanson

Ambitious Eustis student has danced in New York City, instructed by Radio City Rockettes. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Will turn 12 on Jan. 12. A 6th grade student at Eustis Middle School. Recently competed in the Amazing Race for…
Clermont nearing completion on downtown street makeovers

Clermont nearing completion on downtown street makeovers

The award-winning Downtown-Waterfront Master Plan is nearing completion as the year finishes out. The Streetscapes Phase 2 project is well underway with Minneola Avenue and West Avenue currently being brick paved and bringing overhead power lines underground. These improvements continue…
Massive Two-story Publix Opens in Minneola

Massive Two-story Publix Opens in Minneola

Minneola welcomed a brand new Publix to town on Sept. 9 and it is a sight to see. That’s because the massive 48,387 square-foot store is one of the new two-story prototypes the company has started debuting, featuring a whole…
Outstanding Student: Haley Johnson

Outstanding Student: Haley Johnson

A sweet, hard-working teen always aspires to do her best. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Senior at Umatilla High School. Maintains a 4.9 weighted grade-point average.  Also serves as a member of Key Club and has played soccer four years…
Long & Scott Farms host Veteran’s Day Weekend event

Long & Scott Farms host Veteran’s Day Weekend event

Hats off to Long & Scott Farms, 26216 County Road 448A, Mount Dora, for coming up with a variety of autumn activities for all ages to enjoy. The farm’s annual amazing corn maze is in full force this month, decorated…
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