Presentation on theme: "Franklin Academy Event Presentation of Graduates by: Hon. Maggie B. Lewis-Butler, Dr. Crystal Parke, Ms. Betty Gardner, Dr. Barbara Reddick, Dr. Gallop."— Presentation transcript:
Franklin Academy Event Presentation of Graduates by: Hon. Maggie B. Lewis-Butler, Dr. Crystal Parke, Ms. Betty Gardner, Dr. Barbara Reddick, Dr. Gallop P. Franklin II, Mrs. Pat Tucker Graduation Ceremony
Franklin Academy Event Grad Ceremony Ms. Franklin with Oldest Graduates in our Class of 2013!! Mario Thomas Sr. age 40 (left) & James Davis age 47 (right) Youngest graduate in Class of 2013-!!! Deshawn Sampson age 7
Franklin Academy Event Father & Son March Together!!! Father Mario Thomas Sr. age 40 and son Demonte Thomas age 17 march down the isle together to receive High School Diplomas. The crowd gave a standing salute as the father leads by example!!!
Franklin Academy Event Franklin Academy Students Giving Back Inspirational Speeches from former students 2012 Fall Valedictorian Alicia Ramirez gives her heartfelt graduation speech Former Student Alex Koonce tells his tale of attending Franklin Academy. Alex is a TCC graduate and now attends FAMU!! Former Student Caviea Ratliff s speaks about being the first female in Franklin Academy, attending when school began in Ms. Franklin’s garage.
Franklin Academy Event The Evening’s Entertainment Carl McBride accompanied by Franklin Academy Students & Soloist Musical Selections--> Ms. Ezell Carter sings dedication to her mother at Graduation Ms. Arnett Ward, past president of Chandler-Gilbert Community College graces ceremony with a selection Artistic Selection--> An Original Poem Performed by Askia Jordan Franklin Academy Soloist- Tyron Bostick
Franklin Academy Event Community Support!!!
Community Award Recipients - Former Senator Al Fred Lawson Jr.’s sister, Ms. Sandra Lawson – Educator of Year Award - Ms. Yolando Westberry – Jake Gaither Community Center -Ms. Yashicka D’Angelo – Walker Ford Community Center - Miss Maya Balkman - Miss Latice Johnson - Mr. Alex Koonce - Ms. Mary Randolph, RN - Ms. Kimberly Rich -Ms. Stella Stallworth -Mr. Marvin Johnson - Mr. Steven Beasley - Mr. Al Collins - Dr. Bill & Mrs. Pat Tucker - Mr. Charles Mullet - Mr. & Ms. Sheila Whittico & Tabernacle Women’s Ministry -Ms. Martina Pearson - Ms. Pamela Howard -Ms. Keela Henry
Franklin Academy Recognition Ms. Margaret Franklin and Former Governor Charlie Christ!!! Franklin Academy Receives “Small Business Service Award “ 2004 Presented by FAMU!!! Franklin Academy Awarded “Earl Graves Black Business of the Year Award” 2009 Presented by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Franklin Academy History It all started with a need, a prayer and a water cooler!!!
Franklin Academy Early Years Full Circle- Franklin Academy’s First Student presents Valedictorian with Diploma!!! Two of Franklin Academy’s First Music Students Two students in Franklin Academy’s first class
Meet Franklin Academy’s First Student
First Student Gallop’s Awards Corner “No one can hurt you but yourself…” It is important to celebrate your success. NEVER GIVE UP!!!
Meet Franklin Academy’s First Student Dr. Gallop P. Franklin II, Doctor of Pharmacy FAMU 2012 Graduate!!! FAMU Student Body President twice! Florida Student Association Chairman Governor Gallop Franklin – Florida Board of Governors Member 2011 Gubernatorial Fellow for Charlie Christ The motivation for the Franklin Academy, Inspired by God & his mother, Gallop is an example of “Success Against All Odds”
Meet Franklin Academy’s First Student Gallop Franklin & Former Senator Al Lawson (above) Dr. Gallop Franklin with Senator Nelson Margaret Franklin receives Gubernatorial Fellow Recognition 2011 on behalf of Gallop Franklin (left) Dr. Gallop Franklin & Former Governor Charlie Christ (below) Dr. Gallop Franklin with Governor Deval Patrick (right) THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!!!
FEMA’s Work in Action Franklin Academy Students hard at work in Computer Lab Dr. Bill & Mrs. Pat Tucker overseeing students Margaret Franklin and Zoe Bennett of Bennett Resource Group CSC Our students have enjoyed experiencing the meeting place of education and technology!! Learning is FUN!!!
Students enriched by FEMA’s donations!!!
Support Helps Make it Possible!!
THANK YOU FEMA!!! “You never know what heights you can soar until you spread your wings and fly at the Elizabeth Lawson Dobbins Course” In memoriam of Elizabeth Lawson Dobbins ( )