Seminole High School - 2010 Jefferson Awards Students In Action Presentation


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Students In Action is a national youth volunteer leadership, recognition and reward program, designed to pass the tradition of service on to the next generation.

Co-developed by Jefferson Awards for Public Service and Deloitte, it is now in over 250 High Schools.

Each spring, Student Leaders from the participating schools compete in regional competitions. They are asked to report on the implementation of the program, and the impact they've had, both in their schools and within their communities.

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Seminole High School - 2010 Jefferson Awards Students In Action Presentation

  1. 2. Buzz Lightyear character © Disney/Pixar Image used via Fair Use Doctrine
  2. 3. <ul><li>Student Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Sean Quinn – Senior Jedi </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Edge – Senior Jedi </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel MacDonald – Junior Jedi </li></ul><ul><li>Christina Tremblay – Jedi in Training </li></ul>
  3. 10. School Media Outlets: Noles’ Daily News “ The Seminole” Newspaper Posters and Signs
  4. 11. Local Print Media: Lake Mary Life The Sanford Herald
  5. 12. Regional Television Outlets: WESH 2 NBC Central Florida News 13 Fox 35 News
  6. 13. SHS Key Club SHS Interact Club
  7. 18. <ul><li>Monthly ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition on Jefferson Awards social networks, school news, and by school principal during student’s class </li></ul>
  8. 19. Taco Bell Gift Card Chick-Fil-A Gift Card SGA Sponsorship Smokey Bones Spirit Night
  9. 20. <ul><li>Local Middle School Partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South Seminole Middle School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Middle School </li></ul></ul>Ambassador Program (planned): Encouraging middle school students to volunteer within their community by sending Seminole High Jefferson Awards leaders to talk to middle school students.
  10. 21. Continued Expansion: More Winners Fundraisers for Scholarships and Awards Middle School Partnerships/Ambassador Program
  11. 22. October 2009 Recipient: Corey Warner Corey has gathered over 500 turkeys and meals yearly for the past 5 years to help feed Central Florida’s homeless each Thanksgiving.
  12. 23. November 2009 Recipient: Kaitlin Ormerod Kaitlin helped run a theatre camp for students who had developmental disabilities like cerebral palsy.
  13. 24. December 2009 Recipient: Lindsay Herz Lindsay served her community by devoting five of her summers to teaching Vacation Bible School to preschoolers and elementary school students at her local church.
  14. 25. January 2010 Recipient: Pinktober Girls These girls brought Breast Cancer Awareness Month to Seminole High School by starting a month-long fundraiser, including a classroom contest, pep rallies, and merchandise sales to profit breast cancer research.
  15. 26. February 2010 Recipient: Antonio Varela For his Eagle Scout project, Antonio worked to clean up his community by landscaping and refurbishing the Boys Town of Oviedo and planning a Recreation Day to befriend its residents.
  16. 27. Warp Speed Ahead 2010-11