OCPS FFA Brings Home Top Natonal Honors

FFA Advisors and Supporters, Last week (10/27-10/30), the 94th National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. With over 55,000 students, teachers and supporters in attendance, the convention was a huge success and our OCPS FFA chapters/students brought home many outstanding national honors. In addition to the top honors above, we had additional OCPS FFA Chapter honors recognized. They are: East River HS FFA- National Meats Evaluation CDE Team Silver Medal Orlando-Colonial HS FFA- National Floriculture CDE Team Silver Medal West Orange HS FFA- National Veterinary Science CDE Team Silver Medal Ocoee HS FFA- National 3 Star Chapter Award Orlando-Colonial HS FFA- National 3 Star Chapter Award Windermere HS FFA- National 2 Star Chapter Award The National FFA Organization presently has a membership of over 735,000 students in over 8,800 local FFA school chapters across the nation. The mission of the FFA is “to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. The FFA motto is “Learning To Do, Doing To Learn, Earning To Live, Living To Serve”. Congratulations to all of these outstanding FFA students, teachers, FFA chapters, school and community.

FFA Advisors and Supporters,

Recently, the 94th National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. With over 55,000 students, teachers, and supporters in attendance, the convention was a huge success, and our OCPS FFA chapters/students brought home many outstanding national honors. In addition to the top honors above, we had … Read More

Retired Educators Foundation of Orange County Florida 2021-2022 Student Award Presentations

Story submitted by Teriann Wright

Orange Technical College Campuses welcomed the Retired Educators Foundation of Orange County, Florida, to present student scholarship awards virtually on 8/24/2021 and 8/25/2021 for the 2021-2022 school year. Janice Quint, Scholarship Chairman, and the other scholarship committee members Christie Woods, Fran Burns, Richard Gomer, Jane … Read More

SkillsUSA Competition Results

Congratulations to all the winners!

Residential & Commercial Appliance Technology (College)

  • Gold – Andrew Morell, Robert Morgan Educational Ctr & Technical College
  • Silver – Mirleur Polynice, Orange Technical College – Mid Florida Campus
  • Bronze – Matthew Thevenot, Orange Technical College – Mid Florida Campus

Esthetics – High School

  • Gold
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OCPS | OTC Donates Needed Medical Supplies

OCPS | OTC Donates Needed Medical Supplies

Orange Technical College recently donated some much needed medical supplies to local hospitals. Items included the sought after N95 masks, surgical masks, surgical and exam gloves, isolation and disposable gowns as well as protective goggles. These items were collected from OTC campuses, as well as district middle schools and high … Read More

CFHLA Awards Scholarships to Hospitality and Tourism Students

Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

Congratulations to Career & Technical Education Hospitality and Culinary programs for receiving Hospitality Education Grants from the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association. Grant recipients were recently recognized during an awards ceremony.

Olympia High School’s new NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (represented by instructor David Weigle and CTE career … Read More

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