Pasco-Hernando Community College: Eight Pasco-Hernando Community College students were nominated to the 2011 Phi Theta Kappa All-Florida Academic Team. The 108-member team represents Florida's state, community and junior colleges, and one independent university.
The students representing PHCC are Alejandra Acevedo of Wesley Chapel, Erik Briggs of Zephyrhills, Bridget Fenster of New Port Richey, Andrew Grimmer of Hudson, and James Aristilde, Brandon Forman, Pranav Lokin and Alivia Strong, of Spring Hill. The students were selected based on their academic achievement, leadership and community service. These students will be honored at an awards ceremony at Florida State University's University Center Club in Tallahassee on April 7.
Hernando High School: These students placed at the Future Business Leaders of America state competition. Genelle Burgan, third place, business calculations; Bryanna Adkison and Rebekah Benfield, fifth place, business presentations; Stephanie McMahon, third place, business procedures; David Adams, second place, introduction to business communications; Chelsea Crawford, second place, job interview; Samantha Zrimsek, fourth place, public speaking I; Cole Bergstrom, third place, technology concepts; Arissa Williams, fifth place, technology concepts; Mariah Owens, third place, word processing I; Anna Clark, first place, word processing II; Paris Madrey, fourth place, word processing II.