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Lake County Takes the Gold in Healthcare and Human Performance

Posted by Lisa Winkelbauer on Mar 30, 2018 12:07:30 PM

Ready, set…. bang! Olympic medal winners Torie Bowie and Tyson Gay take off down the track at the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida. It’s just another day in Clermont, the Choice of Champions® – home and training ground for elite athletes including 20 Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic athlete participants.

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Topics: Leadership Orlando, Lake County

Orlando's Real-World Education Meets the Demands of the Future Workforce

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Aug 17, 2017 2:37:06 PM

In a middle school classroom, a group of 11-year-olds focus intensely on inputting complex patterns of symbols to form computer coding. A few miles down the road, students in a high school class assemble smartboards to build a robot.  At the same time, fourth graders in a nearby Spanish class prepare to connect live with students in Puerto Rico. On the other end of town, teenagers in a magnet program learn how to start a business and train at local companies. Across the Orlando region, these stories represent a new age of learning for K-12 students that prepares them for successful careers while meeting the workforce demands of the future.

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Topics: Orange County, Seminole County, Osceola County, Higher Education, Lake County, Collaboration, K-12 Education, Talent Development

Samsung Signs Lease for Large Distribution HQ

Posted by Amanda Roche on Feb 22, 2017 3:26:31 PM

Global consumer electronics giant Samsung is relocating its existing Jacksonville operations to take advantage of the logistical benefits of being located in the middle of the state of Florida in the Orlando region’s Lake County.

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Topics: New to Market, Distribution Center, Lake County

Exploring America’s Seaplane City

Posted by Amanda Roche on Jan 31, 2017 2:49:19 PM

The City of Tavares has a rich history and exciting activities of the historic town in Lake County, including a history of establishing passenger flights as a means of public transportation. There's plenty to do and explore in America's Seaplane City.

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Topics: Things To Do, Lake County

Clermont Athletes Bring Home More than Olympic Medals

Posted by Ashley Fraboni on Sep 16, 2016 9:55:37 AM

With state-of-the-art sports facilities like the National Training Center and PFX Athletics, it should come as no surprise that the city of Clermont in Lake County is nicknamed “The Choice of Champions.” Recently, Clermont was proudly represented at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where 20 Clermont-trained athletes from seven different countries competed. Among those 20 athletes, five gold, three silver and two bronze medals were awarded.

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Topics: Sports Innovation and Performance, Lake County

Students Learn with Personalized Programs at Lake County Schools

Posted by Ashley Fraboni on Aug 29, 2016 10:02:12 AM

At Lake County Schools, the individuality of students is embraced and celebrated. For over 10 years, the school district has developed a personalized learning program designed to put students in control of how they learn.

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Topics: Lake County, K-12 Education

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