18 Shining Florida Stars Celebrated as Disney Doers & Dreamers
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Earlier this month, a giant mouse was spotted in several Florida schools. No exterminator needed to be called, however! It was Mickey Mouse with his prize patrol and a pile of awards to hand out to 18 students in the five-county area – Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars.
What is Disney Dreamers & Doers?
Students in Central Florida who serve as role models at home, at school and in their communities, are recognized as Disney Dreamers & Doers. Roughly 400 students were nominated as Disney Dreamers and Doers for 2012 by their schools.
A panel of judges selected 18 Shining Stars from those Dreamers & Doers, from middle, elementary and high schools in Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Lake and Polk counties, and the Florida Virtual School. These students demonstrate their outstanding character, have a caring spirit and lead by example – they’re considered to be the best of the best.
Meet the 2012 Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars
- Amy Pho, Avalon Middle School
- Kyle Sullivan, Castle Creek Elementary School
- Elizabeth Tran, Cypress Creek High School
- Emilie Palmer, Lake Montessori Learning Institute
- Ava Deleon, Pine Ridge Elementary School
- Joseph Caggiano, Mount Dora High School
- The Harrell, Wendell Watson Elementary School
- Jennifer Bacon, Resurrection Catholic School
- Kierstein Nelson, Harrison School for the Arts
- Stephen Triplett, Michigan Avenue Elementary
- Madeleine Childers, Osceola Virtual School
- Cerriah Delgado, St. Cloud Middle School
- Lauren Culbreth, Chiles Middle School
- Katherine Loftis, Layer Elementary School
- William Webster, Seminole High School
Florida Virtual School:
- Mikhala Carrasco, 7th Grade
- Madison Wolfe, 4th Grade
- Noah Schnacky, 9th Grade
These Shining Stars received a Mickey Mouse statue, annual Walt Disney World theme park passes for themselves and their immediate family, a special invitation to attend the Kids and Nature Celebration at Disney World and a gold medallion.
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