Top speller is champion for second straight year

Fifth grade Francis K. Sweet Elementary School student Rida Ahmed emerged as the champion speller for the second  consecutive year in the 2012 St. Lucie County Spelling Bee, winning on the word bromeliad. Second place went to Northport K8 School seventh grade student Jared Diago, and in third place was fourth grade WestGate K8 School student…

Port St. Lucie High history fair entry features St. Lucie County education

Port St. Lucie High School junior Jonathan Lane won first place in the documentary portion of the school-based History Fair.  Lane’s documentary titled “Building St. Lucie County’s Future” featured interviews with St. Lucie County School District leaders, l including Superintendent Mike Lannon and Associate Superintendent Dr. Owen Roberts. Pictured is Superintendent Lannon addressing students during the…