Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Student

LSSC Foundation receives over $23K for student scholarships

LSSC Foundation receives over $23K for student scholarships

The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. has received $23,130 from the Florida College System Foundation for three student scholarship programs. “We are appreciative of the generosity and leadership of the Florida College System Foundation for facilitating these scholarship programs on…

Leesburg High student achieves a historic first

Alexis Gamez, who will be a senior at Leesburg High School this fall, was elected to a national officer position in SkillsUSA, a career and technical student organization that brings together students, teachers and industry to ensure America has a…
Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

East Ridge High School graduate plans on attending law school. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats: Born in Orlando. Lives in Montverde Parents are Jennifer and John Ardizone. Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Award winner. What are your college plans? I’m going…
Clermont Elementary student co-writes book about pandemic

Clermont Elementary student co-writes book about pandemic

A Clermont Elementary School student and his mother have written and illustrated a book to promote family discussions about the coronavirus.  Nine-year-old Aiden Whitley and his mother, Kelly Whitley, came up with the idea for “Together, We Can Say,” after…
LSSC proposes student fee modifications for 2020-21 year

LSSC proposes student fee modifications for 2020-21 year

Lake-Sumter State College is providing public notification of proposed changes in student fees for the 2020-2021 academic year, according to a news release from the college. In accordance with Florida Statutes 1009.23(20), Lake-Sumter State College is notifying the community of proposed…
Outstanding Student: Hadley Fales

Outstanding Student: Hadley Fales

5-year-old is an avid reader. When did you start reading? When I was a baby. Do you have a favorite book? “Uni the Unicorn.” Where’s your favorite place to read? In my bedroom. How many books have you read so…
Outstanding Student: Adam Cochran

Outstanding Student: Adam Cochran

Villages High School junior has heart set on becoming a surgeon. Vital Stats Born in Leesburg, lives in Wildwood. 3.5 GPA unweighted; 4.0 weighted. AP classes: computer science; language and composition. Honors classes: biology, chemistry, algebra 2. Goals? My goal…
School board approves 2020-2021 student calendar

School board approves 2020-2021 student calendar

The 2020-21 school year will begin on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, for Lake County Schools and will include Veterans’ Day as a student holiday, five days off at Thanksgiving and a little more than two weeks off for winter break.…
Outstanding Student: Alexandra ‘Lexie’ Clow

Outstanding Student: Alexandra ‘Lexie’ Clow

Inventor of the Pediatric Heatstroke Prevention Device. Interviewer: Victoria Schlabig ≈ Photo: Douglas Tyler Vital Stats Born in Stafford Spring, Connecticut. Seventh grader at Umatilla Middle School. Won Best in Fair at Florida Science Fair and Lake County Fair. How…
Outstanding Student: Elizabeth Buzbee 

Outstanding Student: Elizabeth Buzbee 

  Senior at Montverde Academy   Vital Stats: Born in Eustis, grew up in Mount Dora and Alabama. Father, Tom, is an abstract artist in Mount Dora and professor at Full Sail University. Mother, Linda, is a nurse practitioner with…
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