Glades Teacher Of Year And Students Honored
MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- At Tuesday morning's Glades County Commission meeting, Chair Russell Echols recognized Steve Petti who was recently honored as Moore Haven High School Teacher of the Year, and Mr. Petti and Shannon Bass helped Echols present recognition certificates to the following honor students graduating with the MHHS Class of 2010:
Amber Hughes, Valedictorian; Eric Simmons, Salutatorian;Tyler Wilson, Kassandra Mesa, Ethan Harris, Rebecca Langdale, Kendra Murphy, Stephanie Schafer, Adrianna Cervantes, Anabel Jacobo, Ethan Warren, Misael Garcia, Edgar Gamez, Cale Rives, Porshia Parker, Patricia Ainsworth, Alejandra Cruz, Esperanza Ontiveros., Anaiza Miranda, Jose Cisneros, and Deshonte Humphrey. McKenzie Green and Yuriria Pardo were not present but are part of the honor group.
Almost half of the 48 students graduating from Moore Haven have achieved honor status.
In other business Tuesday, the Board approved County Manager's recommendation to hire Tycee Betts Prevatt as Glades County Agricultural Extension Agent. Mrs. Prevatt was the unanimous choice of the interviewers including Mr. Taylor and the 4H Advisory Council and UF IFAS District Extension Director Dr. Joe Schafer.
Glades County pays 40% of the agent�s salary, with 60% funded by the state. Glades County welcomes Mrs. Prevatt and looks forward to exciting programs for the area youth participating in Glades County 4H.
Public Safety Director Bob Jones stated that the position of Animal Control Officer is vacant and applications have already been received tentative the approval by the Board to fill the position. Board gave approval with $35,000 budgeted. Mr. Jones is qualified to teach required classes in chemical capture and euthanasia if the applicant hired is not certified. It also requires ACO classes.
A Memorial Day service is planned at 11 AM at the Ortona Cemetery