The Florida Department of Education has released the High-Impact Completers list and 15 graduates of the teacher preparation program at Flagler College – Tallahassee have been recognized. The honorees received the following message from Commissioner Pam Stewart, “On behalf of the State of Florida, I would like to congratulate you for being one of the highest impact teachers in the state!
Whether crushing great obstacles or finishing with academic flawlessness, these phenomenal Flagler College – Tallahassee Spring 2017 graduates have overcome genuine personal goals.
In this photo series, a few graduate’s share how Flagler “WORKS” and helped prepare them for the road ahead.
The featured quotes are excerpts taken from the “Spring 2017 Flagler College – Tallahassee Graduate Testimonies” booklet.
Flagler College – Tallahassee has announced that County Commissioner, Jimbo Jackson, will serve as the keynote speaker at its 31st commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Florida A&M University. The commencement will begin at 2 p.m. in the Lee Hall Auditorium.
Commissioner Jackson was recently elected to the Leon County Board of County Commissioners in 2016 representing the citizens of District 2.
One of the most honored traditions at commencement is the alumni address. The alumni address provides a platform for FCT alumni to motivate graduates to be active in their community and the college after graduating. This year’s alumni speaker will be Katrina Roddenberry.
Roddenberry is a 2008 graduate of Flagler College Tallahassee’s Elementary Education Program.
Flagler College – Tallahassee recently awarded scholarships to two deserving students. The Flagler College – Tallahassee (FCT) Endowed Scholarships are awarded to deserving Education and Business students.
The scholarship was established in June 2016 by the faculty and staff of FCT. To qualify, the recipient must be a full-time student at FCT, maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the College.
Earlier this month, the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers (FFMT) held its 18th annual Recruitment & Professional Development Symposium at Tallahassee Community College. FCT education students who are also recipients of the FFMT scholarship attended the event. The FFMT symposium is designed to give students the opportunity to interview for teaching positions in school districts from all over the state.