Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Student

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Natorie Williams

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Natorie Williams

photo: provided Natorie Williams, 17 and a student at Eustis High School, was recognized by Congressman Daniel Webster as Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties Youth of the Year. When did you first visit the Boys and…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Nicholas Smith

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Nicholas Smith

photo: fred lopez BEST DAY OF MY LIFE: The acceptance into The Citadel was a crowning moment, and the start of a new chapter for me. It meant things were going my way, and all my hard work paid off.…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Morghan Neuhofer

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Morghan Neuhofer

Top state winners: Morghan Neuhofer and Brianna Thomson, sophomores at South Lake High School in Groveland, recently placed third at the 2016 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference with their Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) skills. One…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Brianna Thomson

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Brianna Thomson

Top state winners:  Brianna Thomson and Morghan Neuhofer, sophomores at South Lake High School in Groveland, recently placed third at the 2016 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference with their Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) skills. One…

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Justin HELMS

Age 16/ Lake Minneola High School PHOTO: FRED LOPEZ What groups are you involved in? Future Farmers of America, Health Occupation Student Association, volunteer at South Lake Hospital, and Boy Scouts of America. What claims most of your time? FFA…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Amanda Calkins

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Amanda Calkins

Age 15/ Villages Charter School / Student Philanthropist How do you give back? I’m a student volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club of Lake and Sumter counties for almost two years. I help around the club, clean up, help…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Jaeger

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Jaeger

Police Dog Of The Year / Age: 4½ / Lake County Sheriff K-9 Training is never truly completed for police dogs. For K-9s like Jaeger, schooling continues in the field with 480 hours of patrol school. Corporal Yancy Isaacs is…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Ridge Patterson

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Ridge Patterson

Age: 16 / First Academy / Student Ambassador What kind of activities are you involved in? I just got back from Tallahassee, where I participated in the Florida House Messenger Program. Rep. Rodriguez from Fort Lauderdale sponsored me. I am…

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: JAMES FUHRMAN

age 29/HVAC Student at Lake Tech Why did you go back to school? I was working at Home Depot after I got out of the Army, and then I started helping family members with rental properties. When you’re dealing with…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Gloria Katuka

OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Gloria Katuka

AGE: 18 / MONTVERDE ACADEMY / SENIOR / GPA: 4.14 My journey began in April 2011, after one of the most controversial presidential elections in my country; my family and I were forced to fight for survival for days. After…
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