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Sunrise Academy is pleased to announce the nominees for Step Up For Students annual Rising Star Awards.

Each year, up to 3 students enrolled in the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC), Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Opportunities (FES-EO), Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (FES-UA), or Hope Scholarship can be nominated for an award.

Schools can nominate students in the following categories:

Outstanding Character Award. This recognizes students who demonstrate

outstanding compassion, perseverance, courage, initiative, respect, fairness, integrity, responsibility, honesty or optimism.

Turnaround Student Award. These recipients have made notable gains/improvements since enrolling at their school.

High Achievement Award. This honor is given to a student who excels in a specific area such as academics, athletics or the arts.

Super Senior Award. This award is for seniors that demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community service and/or extra-curricular activities.

This year, Sunrise Academy has nominated three students for an award, Mariah Brown (Top Left), Julius Bundy (Middle Left), and Ketly-Ann Torres (Bottom Left).

We look forward to celebrating their accomplishment at the awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 30th at Center Academy-Maitland.


Yahayra Marte, Head of School:

Shellnisha Franklin, Executive Director:

Dawn Melani, Assistant Principal:


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