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Turnaround AchievementAward winners

Turnaround Achievement Award winners

Azalea Middle

Jonathon Ortiz

Bay Point Middle

Brandon Carter

Carwise Middle

Nena Podric

Clearwater Intermediate School

Kamal Johnson

Coachman Fundamental Middle

Danielle Scribner

Dunedin Highland Middle School

Patrick Derr

Fitzgerald Middle

Adam Perri

Hopkins Middle School

Dicarize Smith

Kennedy Middle

Tessa Rettinger

Largo Middle

Jason Harwood

Lealman Intermediate School

Heylis Breijo

Calvin Hunsinger School

Rodderick Hoyte

Madeira Beach Middle

Ian East

Meadowlawn Middle

Corey Jenkins

Oak Grove Middle

John Johnson

Osceola Middle

Jeremi Powell

Palm Harbor Middle

Johnny Gulick

Pinellas Park Middle

Frederick Winters

Riviera Middle

Jason Smalls

Safety Harbor Middle

Brittany Nilsen

Seminole Middle

Anneatra Green

Southside Fundamental

Kyle Postlethwaite

Tarpon Springs Middle

Runaldo Wright

Thurgood Marshall

Ventura Gipson

Tyrone Middle

Sterling Janacek

Hamilton Disston

Oliver Pitts

Richard L Sanders School

Troy Smith Jr.

Bayside High School

Deundria Williams

Boca Ciega High School

Megan Mattie

Clearwater High School

Cinnemon Solomon

Countryside High School

Janell Crawford

Dixie Hollins High School

Daniel McKee

Dunedin High School

Christina Boles

East Lake High School

Anthony Preble

Gibbs High School

Chelsey Hudson

Lakewood High School

Jasmine Clark

Largo High School

Lisa Berger

North Pinellas Secondary

Vincent Jackson

Northeast High

Brieanna Carpenter

Norwood Secondary

Melissa Tittle

Osceola High School

Ernesto Arce

Palm Harbor University High

Brita Tate

Pinellas Park High School

Perry Kennedy Jr.

Seminole High School

Donte Burney

St. Petersburg High School

Tashona Wilks


Ceaira Singletary

Tarpon Springs High School

Autumne Gordy

"Troy ... now is a role model to his peers. He speaks to them about their behaviors and actions that need improvement, always drawing from

the lessons he has learned from his experiences at Sanders. He tells

them 'like it is' in his quiet, nonthreatening manner and even though sometimes they do not like to hear what he says, they respect him for

the changes he has made in his own life."

Holly Gyulveszi in her Turnaround Achievement Award nomination

letter of Troy Smith, pictured below

Turnaround Achievement Award winners 04/19/08 [Last modified: Saturday, April 19, 2008 4:34am]
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