These Students Take PRIDE in Their Work
photos/text by Sandi Fahy
CLEARWATER - (from left) North Ward Elementary School principal Sandra Cowley is pictured with PRIDE Award recipients (l-r) Aaron Hunter, science; Jeffrey Lozada, social studies; Sydney Williams, writing; and Zack Zamora, mathematics. The fifth grade students were recognized along with PRIDE winners from other schools throughout the county during a special ceremony at Ruth Eckerd Hall on April 21. Each of the honorees received a gold medallion and trophy. PRIDE stands for Program to Recognize Initiative and Distinction in Education.
LARGO - The above pictured students have reason to smile. They are the PRIDE Award winners from Largo Central Elementary School. From left, they are Anna Hampton, social studies; Lori Rossi, writing; Jorge Segui, science; and Brandon Blancett, mathematics. To be eligible for a PRIDE Award, a student must have achieved a report card average of "A" in the subject during the school year and demonstrated a positive attitude and good work habits as evidenced by responsibility, consistency, reliability, respect for others and self-motivation in addition to scoring among the highest in his/her school on the subject area test administered for the identified PRIDE Award.
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