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Freeport High School senior, Mary Kate Myrick, is the recipient of the 2014-2015 Taylor Haugen trophy and $1,000 scholarship.  High school senior nominees from Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton County are considered for this prestigious honor each year but only one is selected.  Congratulations Mary Kate!

 

Pictured left to right:  FHS Assistant Principal, Josh Harrison; Mary Kate Myrick; Superintendent of Schools, Carlene Anderson; and FHS Principal, Tripp Hope.

Freeport High School has been awarded an A+ school rating from the Florida Department of Education. Freeport High School was the only Walton County High School to receive an A+ rating. Congratulations to our Staff, Students, Parents and the Freeport Community!

Congrats to the SWHS Competition Cheerleading Team for winning 1st place at the UCA Southern Championship in Birmingham this past weekend and winning a bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship. They are the first team in Walton County to win a bid to NHSCC, the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. It is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort and will be televised on ESPN & ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries on Feb 7 & 8, 2015. Way to go, girls!

Ms. Simmons started driving a WCSD School Bus on December 4, 1968. After 46 years of loyal service to the Walton County School District, Ms. Simmons will step off of her bus the last time on December 19, 2014, and step into the world of retirement.  Congratulations Ms. Simmons for a job well done.

Ms. Zuma Banks, President of the Rosemary Beach Foundation recognized district art teachers and schools  for their participation in the 2014-15 annual  Music in Pictures program, which is a year-long educational art initiative for all students in grades K-12.   The foundation presented a check for $7,000, which will be disseminated to the schools to offset any costs associated with the program.

Maude Saunders 5th Grade Tropican Winners

Pictured Left to Right: Ashanti Hawkins, 3rd place, Jacobe Adkinson, 2nd place, and Paige Nolin, 1st place