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Education

  • CF Emergency medical services program best in state

    The Emergency Medical Services program at the College of Central Florida has been recognized as the top EMS program in Florida.
    The 2011 Excellence in EMS Award for Educator of the Year was presented by the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services on July 6 in recognition of National EMS Week.

  • Progress Energy supports education

       School Board Superintendent Robert Hastings; Amy Mangan, from Progress Energy; Levy County Schools Foundation Coordinator Angela Johnson; and Denny George, lead account executive, from Progress Energy, pose at this Tuesday’s school board meeting.
       The Progress Energy Foundation donated $20,000 to the Levy County Schools Foundation to assist with funding of certain training programs, such as welding, with an emphasis on S.T.E.M  programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.)

  • Host student through exchange

    World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program Program and will spend an academic year in the United States. This historic program seeks to foster democracy and values inherent in a free market economy.

  • College of Central Florida news briefs

    CF to offer information sessions
    on 4-year degrees

    The College of Central Florida will hold information sessions for new four-year degree programs in Early Childhood Education and Business and Organizational Management. CF is now accepting applications for fall semester, which begins Aug. 22.
    Sessions will be held on Monday, Aug. 1, at noon and 5:30 p.m. The sessions will begin in the lobby of the University Center at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Breakout sessions will be held for each of the degrees.

  • Levy school food director heads state group

    Special to the Citizen
    Two Levy County District Food Service employees have been elected to leadership positions in the  Florida School Nutrition Association during the group's recent meeting in Orlando.

  • GED Graduates

    Summerlyn A. Apple, with Honors, Trenton
    Savannah J. Beckham, Cedar Key
    Christian V. Davis, Chiefland
    Nicholas T. Dukes, Trenton
    S. Tyler Gent, Chiefland
    Vinson N. Grimm, Williston
    Darlene E. Holyk, Trenton
    Aquanette D. Hooker, Alachua County
    Christian M. Labanowitz, Bronson
    Jamie M. Markello, Chiefland
    KellyAnn Marsicano, with Honors, Bell
    Amy M. Phillips, Gilchrist County
    Brandy P. Polk, with Honors, Chiefland
    William C. Reinhardt, Jr., (not pictured)

  • WhatGED grads' instructors say:

    n Summer Apple: GED and MORE student, who is very organized, determined and is the present day Lucille Ball. Her dream is to work for the FBI and appear on America’s Got Talent.
    n Savannah Beckham: Fast-track student who took the GED almost immediately upon entering. She hopes to attend college soon.
    n Christian Davis: Fast-track, the daughter of Kat Davis, our enrollment services coordinator. Christian has the same dry humor as her Mom and is enrolled in college credit classes this summer.

  • 21 graduate from GED program

    For the first time, everyone had a lot of breathing room at the GED graduation for 21 students of the College of Central Florida's Levy Center, and they took full advantage of it.
    As 20 of the 21 prospective graduates started the walk to "Pomp and Circumstance" down the center aisle at the Usher Community Center in Chiefland, past almost 200 friends, relatives and college staff, the whoops went up from the crowd.
    "Hey girl," one proud mom called as her adult daughter walked by and took a seat at the front of the room by the stage.

  • College news briefs

    n Welding program coming to Levy Center
       The College of Central Florida will offer an Applied Welding Technologies program at the Levy Center starting Monday, Aug. 22. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Grant purchased admin's iPads

    A non-agenda item highlighted Tuesday's School Board of Levy County meeting.