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Annual Report 2014-2015

Transforming our child at a time.

Table of Contents Board of Trustees………………………………………. 1 Head of School Letter………………………...…………2 Our History…………………………………………….. 3 Three Pillars of an Academy Prep Education………….. 4—8 Annual Events………………………………………….. 9—11 Community Partners…………………………………... 12 Financial Summary……………………………………. 13—14 Annual Supporters…………………………………….. 15—23 Academy Prep Pledge……..……………………………. 24

Board of Trustees Joseph Bourdow, Board Chair CEO, Radio St. Pete North Redington Beach, FL

Chris Lewis President, CDL Asset Management Tampa, FL

Tom Sansone Former President, Jabil Circuit Redington Beach, FL

Tim Bogott President & CEO, TradeWinds Island Resorts St. Pete Beach, FL

Hartmut Liebel President & CEO, iQor St. Petersburg, FL

John Erik Savitsky COO, 3 Daughters Brewing St. Petersburg, FL

Dimity Carlson, Ph.D. Psychologist Clearwater, FL

Sheila McDevitt Former SVP General Counsel, TECO Energy St. Petersburg, FL

Liz Sembler Educator/Consultant Seminole, FL

Dom DiMaio President & CEO, Synovus Bank St. Petersburg, FL

Linda D. Marcelli President, Lucky’s Real Tomatoes Gulfport, FL

Michele DiMartino Principal & CEO, Align Enterprises St. Petersburg, FL

Paul Matecki, Esq. SVP, General Counsel, Raymond James Financial St. Petersburg, FL

Christine (Cox) Duerson Retired Social Worker Gulfport, FL

Pete Peterson SVP, U.S. Sales, Tech Data Clearwater, FL

Dr. Frederic J. Guerrier Chief Physician, Family Practitioner Jennifer Pritchard St. Petersburg, FL Partner, GBS, Retail Industry, IBM St. Petersburg, FL SteVen Hendricks Marketing Specialist Jason Russek Tampa, FL SVP, Commercial Banking, Bank United Kimberly G. Jackson, Esq. St. Petersburg, FL Attorney St. Petersburg, FL 1


Alex Shouppe EVP, Brown & Brown of Florida Clearwater, FL Chuck Stamey EVP, Manning & Napier Advisors St. Petersburg, FL Paul Whiting, Sr. President, Seabreeze Holdings Tampa, FL Bernadette “Bernie” Young President, Bernie Young & Associates, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL

Head of School Letter I am proud to share Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg’s Annual Report, which provides a financial summary of the 2014—2015 school year. Our donors and community partners have made it possible for us to reach the highest level of financial stability in years. We will continue to support our students and their academic goals to the fullest extent as our middle school program prepares them for high school and college and to be community leaders. One of Academy Prep’s defining characteristics is its strong community. Our diverse, knowledgeable, and qualified teachers are passionate about empowering students to reach their full potential. They inspire students to achieve their personal best and develop a lifelong appreciation of education. We believe that each student‘s success is essential to the school as a whole. Academy Prep’s philanthropic efforts are much the same. Every single gift matters to our success. Please know that every one of our students, teachers, and staff join me in offering our heartfelt gratitude for your support of Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg. Gina Tanase Burkett Head of School


Our History Jeff and Joan Fortune had a dream. They noticed that the local workforce lacked well educated and motivated young adults and were determined to find a solution to a community concern. This challenge was noticeable in the inner city and especially in south St. Petersburg. After much research and a visit to an inspiring school in New York, the Fortunes found the solutions they had been seeking and created Academy Prep. The founding goal of Academy Prep, to create a learning environment for those who traditionally would not have opportunities for success educationally or would be ill-prepared to join the workforce, is still relevant today. “The aim is to move young people from The Joan Fortune Campus opened its doors in 1997. an almost predictable path toward Set amongst historic grand oak trees, the campus is school dropout and low paying jobs located on 22nd Avenue South in St. Petersburg's onto a road where college graduation and a productive life of leadership are “midtown." The school initially opened to boys in grades the most probable outcome.” 5 and 6 and added a new class each year until the campus held boys in grades 5 through 8. In the summer Tom Sansone, Chair, Academy Prep Foundation of 2000, the St. Petersburg campus opened to girls in grade 5. The campus now serves a full complement of boys and girls in grades 5 through 8.

Having just completed the 18th year of operation, the students are living testaments to the success of the program. They are growing in their academics, character and aspirations for the future. Although fewer than 50% of adults from their neighborhoods complete high school, in the past 8 years 100% of Academy Prep’s graduates are in high school or have graduated from high school. Academy Prep is not only committed to serve its current students but also to never lose sight of its graduates.


3 Pillars of an Academy Prep Education Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum

Enriching Extracurricular Activities

Academy Prep students attend school up to eleven hours a day, six days a week, eleven months of the year.

The Enrichment program provides learning opportunities outside of the classroom for students to develop self-confidence and personal growth. APSP offers a variety of athletics and clubs as well as field trips and service learning projects. Students who enjoy athletics may choose from basketball, volleyball, cross country, golf, karate, and more. Yearbook, WEDU PBS News Hour, Chess, Junior Chefs and Interact are a few of the many clubs students may join. Throughout the year, each grade participates in community service projects and attends a monthly Saturday field trip.

Students who are working toward a 3.0 GPA attend a mandatory daily study hall to improve academic efficiency and master study skills. All students attend the eleventh month summer session, which runs through the month of June. Summer session includes academics in the morning and extracurricular activities each afternoon. This session serves as the final step of the admissions process for prospective 5th and 6th grade students.

Graduate Support Program The Graduate Support team provides high school and college preparation courses and counseling to help students and families effectively transition into high school and post-secondary institutions; includes preparation for entrance testing, admissions, financial aid, course selection and study skills. Academy Prep graduates and their families are provided with consistent guidance in developing an education plan through college to ensure the best career opportunities for their futures. The AP alumni network extends opportunities such as community service and extracurricular involvement, pre-college summer camps and training opportunities, internship and employment referrals, and social gatherings 4 and reunions.

Academic Highlights

Affirming the powerful and positive impact of an Academy Prep education, our incoming 5th graders, beginning their Academy Prep journeys in the fall, averaged two and a half years less than grade level in reading and two years less than grade level in math on nationally-normed standardized tests; our 8th graders graduated in the spring averaging one year greater than grade level in reading and two years greater than grade level in math!

Science Fair participants Gabrielle Preudhomme (6th grade), Joslyn Eliga (7th grade), and Imani Ross (8th grade) represented Academy Prep at the Pinellas County Regional Science Fair where each one of them placed in the top 3 of their age group with Imani earning first place overall.

Academy Prep Mission To inspire and empower students qualifying for need-based scholarships to become future community leaders through a rigorous middle school program coupled with ongoing graduate support. 


Amari Royal (8th grade) won first place in this year’s St. Petersburg Rotary Club’s annual Middle School Speech Contest. The 8th grade class participated in high school showcases held on our campus to learn about high school programs available, including private, boarding and magnet schools. Then, they held another showcase for underclassmen to teach them about the opportunities available after graduation.

Enrichment Program Academy Prep’s enrichment program complements the rigorous academic schedule to provide students the opportunities to develop new and different interests and pursue favorites. There are dozens of clubs and activities to choose from including chess, organic gardening, yoga, visual arts, community service, healthy cooking, piano, and more. Some of this year’s enrichment highlights include residents of Westminster Palms volunteering with our crafts activity group to knit hats for babies at the NICU at All Children’s Hospital, a first-place victory for our Chess Club, and a brand new STEM Lab gifted by EMC Corporation to expand the Robotics Club and curriculum. This year’s field trip destinations included an overnight camping trip with the Sierra Club, a day trip to Finance Park where 5th-graders learned how to create a budget, cheering the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena, and participating in a cleanup with Tampa Bay Watch. The climax of this year for the 8th grade class was their trip to Washington, D.C.


Academy Prep Athletes Athletics are an integral piece of Academy Prep’s Enrichment Program. Thanks to Modern Business Associates, APSP’s Title Athletic sponsor, we offer a variety of competitive sports including basketball, flag football, baseball, karate, golf, tennis, soccer, volleyball and track and field. Academy Prep students compete against other private schools in the Tampa Bay area.

This school year brought several athletic victories throughout the year including the Girls Basketball Team finishing their season 11-0, the Girls Track Team winning the private school championship meet, and multiple Academy Prep students placing in the School of Survival Open Youth Karate Championship. The Boys Baseball Team and Boys Golf Team utilized teamwork strategies and personal goals and showed great improvement throughout their respective seasons. The success of this year’s Athletics program can be attributed to the leadership of the new Athletic Coordinator, Chris Blackwell, 2014 Tampa Bay Times Coach of the Year. 7

Graduate Support Program The third pillar of Academy Prep’s three-pillar academic model is the Graduate Support Program. In addition to encouraging/educating our students during their four years of middle school, we are committed to helping our graduates through their high school and college years and beyond. Graduates often volunteer on campus to show their gratitude for the support they received at AP and to give back to students like themselves. They understand the true impact of an Academy Prep education.

Graduate Spotlight Jordan Houston Grad Support # of college

Jordan graduated from Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg in 2005. He excelled through high school Jordan— of North Florida. With his Bachelors in Communications, and went on to graduate from the University volunteer Jordan went on to work as a merchandiser at the Champs corporate office in Bradenton and was featured in a Nike advertisement for a national campaign. In the fall of 2015, Jordan will pursue his Masters of Science in Sports Product Management at the University of Oregon. Throughout his journey from student to community leader, Jordan has remained loyal to the institution that started him on his journey to success. He is a steadfast volunteer, role model, and inspiration to current Academy Prep students.


Breakfast for Scholars APSP’s annual Breakfast for Scholars is an opportunity for business leaders of the Tampa TiAunna Shaw with Ben Fisher

Bay area to gather and learn more about

AP student greets Marylou Bourdow

Academy Prep and how our unique academic model prepares our graduates for successful futures as community leaders. Mark Wilson of Fox-13 led the inspiring program which culminated in acknowledging graduate TiAunna Shaw with the Ben Fisher Alumni Mentoring Award. This award is designed to recognize Ben Fisher’s commitment to the school by awarding a graduate who has shown commitment to current students and their educations.

Chris Duerson, Diane Sembler-Kamins, Shelly Kamins, Georgine Savitsky, John Erik Savitsky, Jan Sher, Lincoln Tamayo, Barbara Paonessa, Ambassador Mel Sembler, Liz Sembler, Greg Sembler


Lori Taylor, Tia Young, Kim Jackson

Judy Weitekamp

Sonia Raymund, Rhea Law, Stephanie Goforth, Martha Rudy Wallace, Gayle Sierens

Five Fabulous Females

Graduate Cameron Newton and Event Chair Chris Duerson

Marsha Starkey and Connie Kone

Five Fabulous Females were honored at the 9th annual Friends and Flowers luncheon held in the elegant pavilion of TradeWinds Island Grand Resort. These women were chosen for their devotion to the improvement of the St. Petersburg community. This year’s honorees were: Stephanie Goforth, President of Northern Trust Bank; Rhea Law, Chair of Florida Offices of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney; Sonia Raymund, Community Leader and Philanthropist; Gayle Sierens, WFLA Channel 8 Anchor; and Martha Rudy Wallace, Educational Leader.

Sonia Raymund and Amari Royal

Five Fabulous Females Committee Marlene Peterson, Debbie Sembler, Linda Marcelli, Chris Duerson, Renee Savage, Annica Keeler, Kimberly Jackson, Debbie Kobernick, Diane Sembler-Kamins


—Evening of Dreams— A FROSTED AFFAIR

Georgine and Lawrence Savitsky

Academy Prep’s annual Evening of Dreams gala was held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort where the pavilion was transformed into a frozen paradise that shimmered from the snow-covered tables to the frosty chandelier. John Erik Savitsky, John Erik Savitsky longtime champion of Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, was honored with the Jeffrey L. Fortune Dream Maker award for his unwavering support of our school since its inception in 1997. Because of his dedication and leadership, hundreds of students’ dreams have come true.

Kanika Tomalin and Linda Marcelli

Chuck Stamey, Helen and Chris Barrott, Lynne Stamey

Tom Sansone and Cathy Unruh

John Erik Savitsky with family

Craig and Lynn Kilroy with Ginger Lettellier

Community Partners


Giving Opportunities $1,000,000+ 8th Grade Class Endowment. Each year, there is a shortfall of approximately $100,000 that needs to be raised to cover the expenses for the 8th grade class, including fees for test preparation and graduation fees. This endowment would cover the costs in perpetuity. $1,000,000+ Arts Endowment will allow Academy Prep to fund a robust performing and visual arts program in perpetuity. By drawing off the interest alone, we will be able to fund a salaried arts position, create many new arts programs and renovate our existing arts space, while purchasing necessary supplies each school year. $50,000 With this annual gift you will become a member of our “Circle of Guardians� ensuring Academy Prep students will continue to have the resources and opportunities available to become community leaders of tomorrow. $17,000 The extracurricular program at Academy Prep offers a variety of activities including Art, Chess, Drama, Golf, Interact Club, Yearbook, etc. This gift will make it possible to fund the extracurricular program for one class of boys and one class of girls for a full school year. $10,000 The 11th month program, which runs the month of June, includes academics in the mornings and extracurricular activities each afternoon. The summer session also serves as the final leg of the admissions process for 5th and 6th grades, as all prospective students attend along with continuing Academy Prep students. $5,000 Support Graduates in high school and college. AP continues to support its graduates throughout high school and college by helping them with student registration and testing fees, textbooks, and other essentials to prepare them for success. $2,500 Help us provide 3 nutritious meals per day for our students. We offer breakfast, lunch, and a snack to all our students to ensure they receive healthy nourishment for their growing minds and bodies. $1,000 A gift of this amount may provide textbooks and fundamental classroom resources. $500 A gift of this amount may supply essentials for activities such as cooking, music, and art class. $250 Saturday field trips are a unique and exciting benefit to AP students. This gift can provide a field trip to destinations such as MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry), Lowry Park Zoo, or the Dali Museum. 13

2014 – 2015 Financial Summary Academy Prep operated on a budget of nearly $2 million for the 2014—2015 fiscal year. Because all students attend Academy Prep for free (with the exception of a $15 monthly activity fee), tuition is not a major source of income as it is for most private schools. Therefore, Academy Prep relies heavily on individuals, corporations, and foundations in the community for support. Working with our community, we raised more than $1.3 million last fiscal year for our students and programs. Step Up for Students also provides a substantial amount of income for the school, as financial eligibility is required for each student’s admission to Academy Prep. Step Up for Students, a scholarship offered for low income students, is funded by Florida corporations that receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for their contributions.

Income Community Support $ 1,336,853 Grants






Meals Program



Student Fees




$ 2,075,402

Expenses Academics/ Programs $


Graduate Support












Staff Salaries




$ 1,910,821 14

Academy Prep depends on the loyalty and commitment of community supporters who endorse the AP mission and who are willing to become partners in an ongoing ambitious effort. With our deepest gratitude, we thank you for being one of those partners.

$1,000,000+ Anne Von Rosenstiel This year, Mrs. Anne Von Rosenstiel established the Werner Von Rosenstiel Endowed History Chair in memory of her late husband. Werner Von Rosenstiel was a soldier, scholar, scientist, artist, and historian whose legacy will be remembered by many generations of Academy Prep graduates. This endowment will support the Academy Prep of St. Petersburg History program in perpetuity.


Guardians/ $50,000+ Sonia Raymund

Linda Marcelli

Rick Sherman

Beth Morean

Lynne and Chuck Stamey Guardian donors play a critical role in enabling Academy Prep to realize our mission to inspire and empower students qualifying for need-based scholarships to be future community leaders. Please consider joining our Circle of Guardians with an annual gift of $50,000.


$25,000-49,999 Northeast Exchange Club of St. Petersburg Raymond James Financial

Carol and Langston Holland Lightning Foundation Maurice A. and Thelma P. Rothman Family Foundation Ginger and Mark Lettelleir/ Modern Business Associates

Tech Data

$10,000-24,999 Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation The O'Brien Family Foundation, Inc. Beall's Outlet Stores, Inc.

Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Marylou and Joseph Bourdow

Brown and Brown of Florida

Rays Baseball Foundation

Dimity and Mark Carlson

Regions Bank

Culbreath Family Foundation, Inc.

Liz and Greg Sembler/ The Sembler Company

Michele and James DiMartino

Jill St. Louis

Florida Blue

Synovus Bank

Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay

White Family Foundation

Donna and Timothy Main

Gail and Paul Whiting, Sr.

Jean and Robert Markley 16

$5,000-9,999 Anonymous (2) David Baldwin

Lewis G. Schaeneman, Jr. Foundation, Inc.

Helen and Chris Barrott

Marybelle W. Spangler Charitable Fund

Tim and Anje Bogott

Kathleen and Paul Matecki

Bright House Networks, LLC Sheila McDevitt Jimmy Choo

Northern Trust

Jeff Fineran

Pro Signature America, Inc.

Jen and Zack Gross

Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund

Jabil Circuit Kathleen Swann Brooks Family Foundation

Tampa Bay Times Fund, Inc. Susan Taylor The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Anne Thomas TradeWinds Island Resort Wilson Family Foundation Z Grille

RIA Resort Inns of America Fran and Bud Risser $2,500-4,999


BB&T Bank

Lawrence W. Hamilton

Tampa Bay Trust

Jenna Bell

Craig Kilroy

Times Publishing Company

BJ's Charitable Foundation

Charles A. Lauffer Trust

Calyx and Beau Schenecker Memorial Fund

Elizabeth and David Samuelson

Val-Pak Direct Marketing System

Christine and Craig Duerson

Jan and Craig Sher

Mary C. Wheeler


The Flynn Law Firm P.A.

Laura and Sean Manning

All Children's Hospital

Mary and Gilbert Fortune

Anna and Curtis Mays

Mary-Linda and Peter Armacost Sherry and Peter Frantzis

Lacey and Todd Miller

Bank of Tampa

Emily and James Gillespie

Judy and Jeff Mitchell

Arlin Beachy

Godbold Foundation, Inc.

Shaniqua Mitchell

Bloomin' Brands

Stephanie and Del Goforth

Brian Gerard Mooney

Stacy and Craig Broome

Gregory, Sharer & Stuart

Jeanette and Lawrence Murphy

Nancy and Kenneth Bryant

Cynthia and Robert Hamilton

Donald W. Buckler

Kevin Harrington

National Christian Foundation of Tampa Bay

Michele and Robert Cameron

Kay Heller

Betty B. Chapman

Gail and Michael Holmes

Joanne and Wade Cressman


John Dimitri

J. Crayton Pruitt Foundation

Duke Energy

Lisa and Marc Jacobson

Eckerd College

Jana Jones

Joe Emerson

Darby and Ming Jung

Elizabeth and John England

Kiwanis Club of St. Petersburg

Amy and Edward Farrior

Wendy LaTorre

Cynthia B. Faulhaber

Ginger and Mark Lettelleir

Beverly Fisher

Francis and Gertrude Levett Foundation

U.S. Bank Private Client Reserve

Laura and Harmut Liebel

Pat Frank and David Ritter

Ted Fletcher

Susan and Jeffrey Neustadt Khedjia Nottingham Dianne O'Brien Dianne and Michael O'Brien Maureen and Dermott O'Connor Rita and Stephen Peters Marlene and Pete Peterson Marjorie Piersol Tammy Campbell Plummer Jennifer Pritchard PSCU



$1,000-2,499 (continued)

Stephanie and Bernardo Stein

WFLA-TV, Newschannel 8

The Ross Realty Group, Inc.

Suncoast Vacation Rentals

WGG Foundation

Karin and Elliott Ross

Tampa Bay Endodontics

JoAnn White

Rotary Club of St. Petersburg

TOP Jewish Foundation, Inc.

Sally and Robert Willis

Sylvia Rusche

Trenam Kemker

The Wilson Van

Debbie and Albert Saltiel

USF Foundation, Inc.

Jean Giles Wittner

Diane Sembler-Kamins

Beth and Michael Vivio

Paul Wolfowitz

Barbara G. Smith

Joyce Wanek

Sandy Taraszki and David Zuern

Marsha and Jay B. Starkey, Jr.

Charles Waygood


Lorraine Gramm

Kimberly and Jaih Jackson


Margie and James Green

Mary and Tom James

Laura and Mark Andrews

Frederic Guerrier

Kathleen and Roger Johnson

The Benevity Community Impact Fund Mei and Dan Bisaillon

Gulf Management Systems, Inc.

Lynda Jollay

John Hamilton

Adrian Jones

William Bond, Sr.

Jeannine and James Hascall

Hazel and Mansel Jones

Pauline G. Brockman

Rose Hauser

William L. Joyce

Lyndsey Moores and Craig Brown

Carole and Harold Holden

Beth and Steve Knopik

Susan Carson

Judy and Troy Holland

Debbie Kobernick

Helen Cook and Rudolf Consoni

Susan and Robert Hough

Morris LeCompte, P.A.

Betsy and Paul Draper

Christine and James Humboldt

Norman Mallory

Food Wholesalers, Inc.

Dominic Iafrate

Nick Malnick

Andrea Gordon


Gayle Sierens and Mike Martin

William B. McQueen

Terri and Garry Reid

Lori and Kennie Taylor

John Messmore

Mary Anne Reilly

Lisa Unger

Christi and William Mills

Kimberly and John Santamaria

Carol Upham

Debbie and Joel Momberg

Lynne and Alan Sayler


Keli and Mark Mondello

Debbie and Brent Sembler

Toni and Patrick Walsh

Glenn and J. Davenport Mosby

Whitney and Alex Shouppe

John Weatherell

Beth and John O'Shea

Leonard Simmons

Heather and Bob Whirley

Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Jean Spencer-Carnes

Ilene and Michael Worman

Marty and Mark Petty

Irene Sullivan

Professional Philanthropy Network Carole Merritt Realty, Inc.

Sweet Sage Cafe Tampa Bay Pilots Association

Under $500

Connor Barrott

Brooke Boyd

Anonymous (2)

Mackenzie Barrott

Elizabeth Bozzer

Advanced Automotive Concepts, Inc.

Jennifer and Michael Barry

Kristen Brauer

Theresa Afify

Victoria Bartlett

Lorin Bridge

Keri Albritton

Casey Bartow

Leslie and Dale Bridges

Myrna and Merle Allshouse

LaFern and Robert Batie

Craig Brown

Sylvia and Edward Ameen

Shaina Bent

Natalie and Trevor Browning

Megan and Bennett Andrews

Lindsey Bettendorf

Priscilla Burgado

AT & T

Charles Billone

Jamie Burge

Jennifer Auer

Joanne and Arthur Binnington

Lee Burgess

Patricia Baldwin

Susan Blackburn

Gina Burkett

Kristina Balicki

Bonny Blackham

Sherri L. Butler

Marion and William C. Ballard

Dolf Marie Boll

Martha Buttner

Entela Balliu

Jonathan Bonner

Louise Cahill

Jackie and Richard Baron

Charyl Borges

Josh Cambs 20

Under $500 (continued)

Savanna DeLuca

Emily Farrior

Betty and Barry Gootson

Otilia Canter

Rebecca and Dent Demacarty

Bruce Faulmann

Steven D. Grau

Tiffany and Preston Faykus

Susan Green

Sharon Fekete

R.W. Greene III, PA

Jenna Felder

Adrianne Greenlees

Sonja Felton

Monique Griggley

Suzanne C. Felton

Tee (Thomas) Grizzard

Scott Fenimore

Pati and David Gross

Kelly Fenton

Terri Silverberg and Joseph Gross

Peter Carberry Lauren Carlan Karen Carli Pamela Carr Jackie Cataldo Brenda Chase D J Chase Troy Chase Katherine and J. Michael Cheezem

Elaine and Craig Dobbin Frances E. Dobbin Kimberly Dohrman Doyle Wealth Management Edith and Robert Dressler Judi and Mike Dreyer Holly Duncan

James Fine Ruth Ann Firmani

Bernice Grossman

Christy and Jonathan Dunn

Fisher & Sauls

George & Leah Guerra

Subrenia Clark

Jill Dunn

Carol and Ben Fisher

Angela Haberkost

Elizabeth Rene Clayton

Debra Duvoisin

Shannon and Charles Cloversettle

Harriet and David Dyer

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Christina and Michael Conway

Patricia Dykstra Eagle Datagistics Koco Eaton

Carol and Michael Foley Laurel Fortura Nancy and David Fox Christina Fransk Jeffrey Fredrickson

Richard Hallin Emma Jean Hammond Annemarie Hare Angela and Kevin Hawkins Watson Haynes

Chuck Egerter

Lynn Friedrichs

Jill Hayward

Betty and Andy Corty

Suzie and John Elinger

Vivian Fueyo

LaDai Haywood

Deanne and Michael Cowley

Diane Elmer

Katie Cox

Lenice Emanuel

Cari Crossland

Virginia G. England

Natalia Cruz

Abbe and Dale Ensminger

Hugh Culbreath

John Espinosa

Monica and Stephen Cunningham

Dawn Evans

Una Gaynor

D. Ashley Hill

Misa Everist

Lee and Robert Giduz

Laura Hine

Larissa Daigle

Gardiner Evertz

Lenny Dayton

Lori Famiglietti

Danell G. De Berg

Michele and Phil Farley

Daryl Deberry 21

Laura and Dick Park

Maria Furman Leigh Gale Marti Galloway Kennedy and Martin Garcia Nicole and Bill Chamberlain

Rebecca Gilmore Marci Girard-Emerson Samuel Godfrey III

Tina and Phillip Haywood Rebecca Hearn Elaine and Robert Hearn Tom Hebel SteVen Hendricks

Priscilla and Royce Hobby Anne Hoerner Brian Hoffman

Meredith Hoffman

Lynne Knauf

Dawn and Gregg MacLaren

Michelle Mitchell

Mollie and Greg Holden

Knights of Columbus

Susan Mahoney

David Moore

Amy and Elliott Holland

Tim Koletic

Chris Maria Maltezo

Todd Morden

Robin Hollins

Karen and Jerry Koenig

Kathy and Mark Mandula

Micki Berthelot Morency

Tamra and Daniel Honegger

Connie Kone

Mary Ann and Bruce Marger

Morgan Stanley

Ellen and Robert Hooker

Rebecca Kramer

Bert Martin

Martine and Scott Morris

Beth Horner

Lauren Krawczyk

Mitch Mortenson

Beth Houghton and Scott Wagman

Kron & West Air Conditioning, Inc.

Lina Rodriguez and Francisco Martin Marsha Martin

Margaret Murphy Sullivan

Sarah Howe

Marc Kron

Lauren and Luis Martinez

Philip Hughes, Jr.

Bina Kumar

Louise Hunter

Deborah Kurelik

Maria and Marcus Harrell Martinez

Robert Hursh

Carol Lane

Terry Igo

Suzanne Lanza

Mike Porter Insurance

Matt Larson

Lisa Jaffe

Rhea Law

Susan Strumski and Anthony Janicki Jess Joaquin Johnson Oscar Johnson Charles Justice Jacqueline and Bernard Kanner Keane Reese Vesely and Gerdes, PA

Anthony Leavine Melinda Lebowitz Pamela LeCompte Silvia and Dan Leeper Holly and Todd Leiser Helen Leslie Cindy Lew Dawn and Chris Lewis

Annica Keeler

Chase Lindsay

Susan Key

Jocelyn Lister

Melissa and Tommy Kidwell

Julia B. Loncar

Kieffer and Rather, P.A.

Doris and Richard Lovering

Peyton Kieffer

Allen H. Loyd

Lynn Kilroy

Matt Luckey

The Kind Mouse Productions

Fay Mackey

Monica Mason Andrea and Colby Masterson Brittany Maxey C. Elizabeth McCarty Lisa McCormick Pamala McCoy Fredda McDonald Beth Mcelveen Cynthia and Scott McGarrigle Stephen McGowan Veronica and Fred McGriff Kaye McMillan Paul McMullan Mary Beth and Rand McNeal Margaret McNutt Carol Mickett Amy Mierzejewski Joane and Parker Miller Sarah Miller

Kate Mullins Pam & David Murphy Brandon Murray Lynn Nash Anne Nelson New York Life Giving Campaign Patricia and Irwin Novack Jane and David Nunnelly Janice Pyne O'Brien Carol and Kell O'Brien Jim O'Connor Linda Kay and Kerry O'Reilly Erin Orlando Linda Osmundson Barbara Paonessa PINEHILL Capital Partners Kimberly Payne Lisa Peck Lori Pemberton Joanne Persinger Lindsay Petty Paula Popovich 22

Under $500 (continued)

Denise and John Erik Savitsky Judith Stanton

Lisa and John Posey

Michael Sawa

Lynne Steiner

Craig Pugh

Wyline and Henry Sayler

Abigail Sterensis

Gene Ramirez

Julie Scanlon

Patricia and Robert Stichweh

David Ramsey

Barbara Schmitz

Paula Rechnitz

Matthew Schnell

Renee and Tom Walter Students from the University of Illinois Patsy Ware

Jennifer and Michael Reilly

Stacia Schrader

Laurie and Marc Resikind

Angel Schumaker

Maritza Reyes

Ellen Schuster

Michael Rich

Schwab Charitable Fund

Karyn and Michael Rieth

Susan and Alan Schwartz

Caryn and Lee Rightmyer

Cybille and Lawrence Scott

Jessica Rivelli

Andrew Andy Shannon

Theda and David Robbins

Aaron Sherwood

Lenore and Darrell Robertson Jennifer Shillito Kimberly Rodgers

Marcy Shuck

Janet and Allen Root

Autumn Silas

Beth and James Rosenbluth

Shelly Silverberg

Sandra and Andrew Rosenthal

Margaret and Arthur Silvergleid

Karin and Elliott Ross

Linda Simmons

Howard Rutherford

Christopher Sinton

Rhonda Sanderford

Michael Slomka

Christopher Sanders

Byron Smith

Sanibel/Captiva Trust Company

Erica Smith

Carlina Sarabia Pedro Sarabia Neil Savage Renee Savage Georgine and Lawrence Savitsky 23

Janice and Michael Smith Janine Smith Pamela Smith Debbie and Mark Sokolov Melissa Spangler James Spencer

St. Petersburg Midtown Rotary Club Taylor Styke Catherine Sullivan Cathy Swanson Lincoln Tamayo Sally and George Tanase, Jr. Karyn and Paul Tash

Maureen Gabe and Raymond Virgilio Cynthia and Luis Visot Wendy and Andrew Wallace

Michelle Warren Robin Warren Sharon and Dennis Weigel Irene Weiss Christy and Tripp Welborne Phyllis Werner Gina Wilkins

Bridget Taylor

Deborah Kraujalis and Doug Williamson

Jeremy Taylor

Kimberly Wilmath

Jo-an Thomas

Angela and Mark Wilson

Nicole Thomas

Mary and John Wilson

Nancy and Steve Thomas

Sophia Wisniewska

Joyce and Cederic Thornton

India Witte

Timothy A. Miller, P.A.

Shane Wood

Lisa Titen

Kathy E. Woodard

Kanika and Terry Tomalin

Pamela D. Iorio and Mark S. Woodard

Mark Tone Susan and Joel Traub Loran Tripp Ramona and Ambrose Updegraff

Bridgett Ann Woods Nicole Worthington Sheree Wysocki Marion Yongue

Maria Lucy and Robert Urban Bernie and Joe Young Tracy Veillette

Victor and Tia L. Young

Lois Vines

Catherine Yox Lucinda Zutes

Academy Prep Pledge Standing in this room Are the greatest, Most committed, Most responsible people This world has ever known. If it is to be, It is up to me. Yes, I can! Yes, I will! Yes, we can! Yes, we will! I am We are The greatest! The greatest! The GREATEST!


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