LEAD Student Contest Winners Announced
For Immediate Release
Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
Tampa, Fla. – (February 8, 2017) – Nine students have been announced as winners of the LEAD contest. LEAD (Learn, Empower, Advocate, Dream) is a student contest in celebration of Black History Month.
Students in grades 3-12 were challenged to create an artistic interpretation expressing how he or she is inspired by a local black leader. The students entered in three different categories: Literature, Performance, and Visual Arts.
In partnership with the Plant City Black Heritage organization, the winners of this prestigious contest will be honored at the 14th Annual Black Heritage Banquet on Friday, February 10, at 6 p.m. The reception will be held at Hillsborough Community College-Trinkle Center, 1206 N. Park Rd. Plant City.
Media interested in talking to any of the winners, to find out why they chose the individual who inspires them, should contact the Communications Office at (813) 272-4060.
|Intermediate||Cahoon||Alexander Wynn III|
|Middle||Orange Grove||James La Fayette Jr|
In addition, the School Board will recognize the LEAD contest winners on Tuesday, February 21, at the 3 p.m. school board meeting.