Wekiva High wins Mayor’s award for STEM project

first_img Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 From Orange County Public Schools Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs honored  Wekiva High School with her Mayor’s Award for the first annual Orange County Sustainable Development Awards.Orange County’s Sustainable Development Awards honors the very best in sustainable design and development projects throughout Orange County. The first annual Sustainable Development Awards recognized innovative owners and development teams, which design and implement sustainable developments. In highlighting these achievements, Orange County leadership seeks to inspire others to explore and implement sustainable design and development — where residents actively seek to live, work, learn, shop, recreate and raise a family. By extension — the Award Program also honors and encourages sustainable vibrant and attractive developments which will serve the millions of annual visitors to Orange County.The top honor –   Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community – went to Wekiva High School’s Aquaponic Garden. The Mayor’s Award is given to projects within unincorporated Orange County that demonstrate outstanding qualities of sustainability and contribution to the community. Wekiva’s project was selected based on its innovative approach to STEM learning.Note: Pictured in the above photo is Orange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson, teacher Hai-Ahn Nguyen, members of the Wekiva High Aquaponics program, and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSCommissioner Bryan NelsonMayor Teresa JacobsOrange County Public Schools Previous articleWekiva advances to Elite Eight with come-from-behind road winNext articleAffordable housing plans to be unveiled at townhall Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your comment!last_img read more

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