Lake Mary 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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Lake Mary High School - 2010 Jefferson Awards Students In Action Presentation

  1. 1. Lake Mary High School Jefferson Awards Students In Action Where We Have Been & Where We Are Heading March 31, 2010
  2. 2. ENGAGED SCHOOL COMMUNITY <ul><li>Our principal Michael Kotkin is very committed. He promotes our activities and constantly offers help and suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Grieger was very involved before she left. She ran the whole program. </li></ul><ul><li>We use guidance to track our volunteer hours. </li></ul><ul><li>We involve the school through the news, announcements, the websit e, and the Rampage(our school newspaper) </li></ul>
  3. 3. EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM <ul><li>In the future, we plan to have the whole student body more aware of Students In Action. We would want everyone to turn in names so we have a lot to choose from. </li></ul><ul><li>We have three people on our team and we promote the Jefferson Awards </li></ul><ul><li>We tried to extend the announcements for the awards into more different areas like our website and newspaper. It has worked a little. </li></ul><ul><li>We attended the fall leadership conference. </li></ul>
  4. 4. HELP DESK FOR HELP:EXPAND VOLUNTEER CAPACITY <ul><li>We have lots of different after school programs and clubs that do tons of service projects. </li></ul><ul><li>We didn’t have enough people to name a winner per month. </li></ul><ul><li>We announced it on the news and put the winners on the website. </li></ul><ul><li>We assisted Interact in the Relay for Life and went to the Disney Marathon. </li></ul><ul><li>We increased volunteerism by putting more announcements on the news and posting information on the internet. </li></ul>
  5. 5. EXPANDS FINANCIAL CAPACITY FOR VOLUNTEERS <ul><li>Different clubs and organizations raised a lot of money. Groups include NHS, SHS, Biology and Medicine Club, etc. Events such as tutoring, local volunteering, and Disney Marathon. </li></ul><ul><li>Student Government as a whole has put out public service announcements through our news station and on the school website. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>We described our winners stories on our school news station, website, newspaper, and afternoon announcements. The stories inspired others to get involved with our community. </li></ul>STORIES IN THE COMMUNITY
  7. 7. <ul><li>We send our school newspaper to the other schools in the district. The newspaper includes the winners and what they have accomplished. </li></ul>SLIDE #6: GROWTH AND EXPANSION OF SIA
  8. 8. INNOVATES <ul><li>We started to utilize the school website by announcing the accomplishments of our winners and broadcasting PSAs on our school news station and website. </li></ul>