Event raises funds for Student Scholarship Program
St. Petersburg, FL — Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg is proud to announce the Five Fabulous Females to be honored at the 6th Annual Friends and Flowers Luncheon, held on Tuesday, February 5, at the TradeWinds Island Resort at 11:30am. Proceeds from this event support the Student Scholarship Program at Academy Prep, a privately-funded middle school dedicated to improving the lives of inner city students.
“These outstanding women are being recognized for their significant and transformational contributions to the Tampa Bay community,” said Liz Sembler, chair of the Five Fabulous Females event and Academy Prep Center board member. “Our honorees set the example with their leadership, character, and accomplishment. They are inspirational role models for the students of Academy Prep.”
The 2013 Five Fabulous Females:
Karen Dunlap, President of the Poynter Institute
Lenice Emanuel, CEO of YWCA Tampa Bay
Judy Genshaft, President of University of South Florida
Jan Sher, Community Leader and Philanthropist
Liz Smith, Chairman and CEO of Bloomin’ Brands
Academy Prep invites you to join in celebrating these honorees. Individual tickets to the Friends and Flowers luncheon are $100. Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses and individuals at the following levels: Major Sponsor – $3,000; Business Sponsor – $1,500; Table Host – $950.
To become a sponsor, register for the event, or learn more, contact Tammy Ashe, Development Manager, at 727-322-0800 ext. 2106 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://academyprep.org/stpete/news-events/upcoming-events/five-fabulous-females/.
About Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg
Academy Prep is a college preparatory middle school located in south St. Petersburg. The mission of Academy Prep, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to inspire and empower students qualifying for need-based scholarships to be future community leaders through a rigorous middle school program coupled with ongoing graduate support. Students attend Academy Prep up to 11 hours a day, six days a week, 11 months per year on full scholarships provided by the local community. Upon graduation, students are provided graduate support services throughout high school and college. Ninety percent of all Academy Prep’s high school graduate-aged alumni have high school diplomas, while less than 50% of their counterparts graduate from Pinellas County high schools. To learn more, visit http://academyprep.org/stpete.