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

Orange County:

  • Amy Pho, Avalon Middle School
  • Kyle Sullivan, Castle Creek Elementary School
  • Elizabeth Tran, Cypress Creek High School

Lake County:

  • Emilie Palmer, Lake Montessori Learning Institute
  • Ava Deleon, Pine Ridge Elementary School
  • Joseph Caggiano, Mount Dora High School

Polk County:

  • The Harrell, Wendell Watson Elementary School
  • Jennifer Bacon, Resurrection Catholic School
  • Kierstein Nelson, Harrison School for the Arts

Osceola County:

  • Stephen Triplett, Michigan Avenue Elementary
  • Madeleine Childers, Osceola Virtual School
  • Cerriah Delgado, St. Cloud Middle School

Seminole County:

  • 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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