Thanks to the Suncoast Credit Union for a $1,000.00 grant received in January 2018 to purchase cameras for Mrs. Walters' film students in class and in the Arts Culture Club.

These cameras helped the students enter films in the 2018 Lee County Student Film and Televsion Awards on May 17th with five winners!

1st Place - A reflection of the past, Uncommon Friends, Melissa Taylo, Layla Cedeno, Katie Eaton, Annabell Woodruff, Josh Shott, Kyleigh Marino, Susan Rijavec

1st Place - How to care for a praying mantis- Bryn Clark-Brown

1st Place - Sandwich- Ronald Gilcher

1st Place - The secret amulet Valentina Abril, Kyleigh Walters, Taliana Abril

Best of Show over all middle school - Ronald Gilcher

Nominees: Spaight Oliver, Chloe Lowman, Guilia Risavato, Jade Ennis, Reese Thurmer, Anna Gibson, Kailanee Reid, Mary Perez, Layla Cedeno - very close ties!

The students also submitted films in the Second Annual NFMAA Film Festival held on May 18th at the school with numerous film projects featured for an evening of creative f8un!