Lawyer gives teachers a clinic on the civil justice system
BROOKSVILLE — Frank Miller of Caglianone, Miller & Anthony, P.A., presented an overview of the civil courts to about 50 Hernando High School teachers April 13 as part of Justice Teaching.
Justice Teaching, an initiative of the Florida Supreme Court, pairs a legal professional with elementary, middle and high schools to educate them on the justice system.
The workshop at the Hernando County Courthouse consisted of several sessions: Importance of an Independent Judiciary, an Overview of the Courts (criminal and civil trial courts) and Mechanics of a Trial.
3 students place in competitions at FBLA conference in Orlando
SPRING HILL — Three Springstead High School students placed in competitions at the Future Business Leaders of America state leadership conference in Orlando last month.
The first- and second-place winners are eligible to represent the chapter at the National Leadership Conference in California next month. The students are raising money to finance the trip.
Senior Jordan Burchell, 18, won first place in public speaking 2. Jordan plans to attend the University of Florida in the fall.
Senior Klaudia Baker, 18, won second place in database design and applications. Klaudia will attend the University of Florida's pharmacy technician program.
Senior Stephanie Galarneau, 17, placed fourth in accounting I. Stephanie plans to attend the University of North Florida to study finance and international business.
The Springstead FBLA chapter received third- and fourth-place chapter awards and was recognized as a Gold Seal chapter. The third-place award was in the Roger H. Stubing Charter Award Of Excellence Local Chapter Annual Business Report. The fourth-place citation was for its community service project, which involved Junior Achievement and Explorer K8 Elementary School.
Springstead business teachers are Margo Drady, Larry Bolton, Paula Eisenberg and Andrea Williams.