Leadership skills on display at Sawgrass Bay Elementary
Bay Elementary School recently hosted Leadership Day to showcase students who are learning to lead by service to one another and to the surrounding communities.
Bay Elementary is a Leader in Me School, meaning it is part of a program
that teaches leadership and life skills to students, creating a culture of
student empowerment. The
Sawgrass Bay Elementary School Leadership Day, held Jan. 20, 2017, was a day to showcase what
students have learned. Some of the attendees included members from other Leader
in Me Schools in Central Florida, business partners and community members.
Kathy Halbig, Coordinator of Personalized Learning for Students, and Doreathe
Cole Director of Elementary Curriculum, for Lake County Schools, were also in
began with breakfast, presentations and performances from Sawgrass
Bay’s students. Later, guests were
dismissed to participate in ours around the school led by Sawgrass Bay's Student Lighthouse Team, the school ambassadors.
students received great feedback on their day.
“Our student leadership day was a visionary example in the context of the school day of how our children can
embrace their gifts and talents and lead with passion and purpose,” said Assistant Principal Michelle Work. “We believe
at Sawgrass Bay that our mission is to empower our children to lead their lives
and their learning in order to become future ready citizens. We are so very
proud of their contributions and enthusiasm around making our school, our
community and our world a better place.”
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