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    Congratulations to the winners of the

    5th Annual Sumter's Future Entrepreneurs Contest!

    This year, due to COVID-19, the Live Competition was held virtually. Our judges have determined the following winners:

    Live Finalists:

    South Sumter High School

    1st Place ($1000)         Rachael Yacuzzo              Business Name: Henna of Honor

    2nd Place ($500)          Sheyenne McAlister        Business Name: Shey's Shiabann

    The Villlages High School

    1st Place ($1000)         Kenna Broaderick           Business Name: Jouer: A Performing Arts Studio

    2nd Place ($500)          Mariah Grant                    Business Name: Granting Hope Animal Services

    Wildwood Middle High School

    1st Place ($1000)         Luis Carvajal                         Business Name: Road Runner

    2nd Place ($500)          Nia Kelley & Tyrie Jones   Business Name: Worm Farm


    Display Finalists: 

    These students received $100 each for exhbiting their business idea as a digital poster. (click on the business name to view the poster)

    South Sumter High School:

    Seth Silhavy                      Business Name: Flying Acrobats

    Makenzie Lawrence       Business Name: HL Creamery

    The Villages High School:

    April Carr                              Business Name: Blank Canvas Interior Design Company

    Savannah Townsend      Business Name: Kids 4 Kids

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  • GED Transcript & Diploma Requests

    Effective January 1, 2014, Florida transitioned its credentialing process from the issuance of paper transcripts and diplomas to a paperless web-based credentialing system. As with any new process, there will be changes and questions. Use these Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 91KB) to learn about the changes.

    Beginning January 1, 2014, the fee for test credentials increased to $15 for each duplicate diploma or transcript requested.

    Effective February 1, 2014, all diploma verifications are serviced through the duplicate diploma and/or transcript request process described below.

    Duplicate diplomas and transcripts will no longer be able to be picked up in person after January 31, 2014.

    • For diplomas earned on or after January 1, 2014: Duplicate credential requests can be made by logging in to your MyGEDTM account. Use the login at the top right of the page. Select the My Scores tab and click the Order Duplicates button on the Scores page.
    • For diplomas earned prior to January 1, 2014: You can request your credentials from GED CredentialingTM.
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  • Allen Shirley, Director, Secondary and Postsecondary Education

    Casey Ferguson, Principal, Adult Education Center

    Nancy Anderson, Transition Specialist, Adult Education

    Frankie Cook, Career and Assessment Specialist

    Rachel McDowell, Secretary, Career and Adult Education

    Stephanie Davies, Data Technician, Adult Education

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