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Sarasota Military Academy Cadets Receive Scholarships for Conservation Efforts

Two seniors at Sarasota Military Academy, cadets Juliana Rendle and Noah Fischer, were awarded scholarships during the recent Sarasota Sportsmen’s Association annual spring cookout on March 5, 2020. Rendle and Fischer are the first cadets from Sarasota Military Academy to apply for and receive the SSA scholarships.  The cadets are members of the Academy’s Ducks … Continue reading Sarasota Military Academy Cadets Receive Scholarships for Conservation Efforts

Manatee Cattlemen Plan Military Appreciation Rodeo Event, Announce Winner of Inaugural ‘Patriot Award’

The Manatee County Cattlemen’s Association (MCCA) invites the public to attend the 12th Annual MCCA Ranch Rodeo on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 5pm. The annual event will celebrate armed forces this year with a “Military Appreciation” theme with free entry for veterans and active-duty servicemen and women. Local cattleman and veteran Arlin Taylor will … Continue reading Manatee Cattlemen Plan Military Appreciation Rodeo Event, Announce Winner of Inaugural ‘Patriot Award’

Sarasota Students Sworn in During Nationwide Enlistment Ceremony; Oath Administered by NASA Astronaut and U.S. Army Colonel

On February 26, 2020, Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), a local, public charter school, was one of 130 locations throughout the country selected as a host location for the first nationwide oath of enlistment ceremony. The oath, administered by U.S. Army Colonel and NASA Astronaut, Andrew Morgan, was streamed live across the nation to students enlisting … Continue reading Sarasota Students Sworn in During Nationwide Enlistment Ceremony; Oath Administered by NASA Astronaut and U.S. Army Colonel

Charter School Invites Public to Participate in ‘Raiders Rise & Run’ 5k

Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), a local public charter school, invites the public to attend and participate in the 3rd annual SMA Raiders Rise and Run 5k event scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020 The event, held at Payne Park, located at 2050 Adams Lane in Sarasota, will begin at 7:30am. The SMA Raiders Rise and … Continue reading Charter School Invites Public to Participate in ‘Raiders Rise & Run’ 5k

Sarasota Military Academy Recognizes Staff, Cadet Success in 2019

Staff and cadets from Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), a local, public charter school, are celebrating a banner year of events, recognition, program awards, staff successes and cadet achievements in 2019.  “We are incredibly proud of the hard work, dedication and commitment to our Academy and education shown through the achievements of our staff and cadets … Continue reading Sarasota Military Academy Recognizes Staff, Cadet Success in 2019

Sarasota Military Academy raises $82,000 through Donor Match Campaign

In December, cadets from Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), a local, public charter school, received an opportunity from a donor, Ms. Phyllis Siskel, to earn $50,000. Siskel, a long-time supporter of SMA, announced plans to match all contributions to the Academy up to $25,000. However, when $41,000 was collected, Siskel decided to match the additional funds … Continue reading Sarasota Military Academy raises $82,000 through Donor Match Campaign

Local Family Brings “The Polar Cup” back to Bradenton & Sarasota

The Polar Cup, a popular treat from the 1980s & 1990s, has been revived in Bradenton and Sarasota by local entrepreneur Mike Micochero. Micochero and his family will attend local events and schedule appearances throughout the community, introducing a new generation to The Polar Cup. “I fell in love with The Polar Cup as a … Continue reading Local Family Brings “The Polar Cup” back to Bradenton & Sarasota

Sarasota Academy Celebrates Annual Toys for Tots Donation Drive

Cadets and staff at Sarasota Military Academy, a local, public charter school, recently hosted the annual Marine Toys for Tots donation drive at both the high school campus, located at 801 North Orange Ave and Prep middle school campus, located at 3101 Bethel Lane in Sarasota. Donations were accepted until December 19, 2019 and included … Continue reading Sarasota Academy Celebrates Annual Toys for Tots Donation Drive

Local Wedding Venue Plans Open House, Bridal Showcase 

Wandering Oaks, a local wedding and event venue, invites the public to attend an open house and venue showcase event held on Saturday, January 11th, 2020, at 12pm. The venue, located at 11325 MJ Road, is a family owned and operated venue on 20 acres in Myakka City, Florida. “We are honored to host our … Continue reading Local Wedding Venue Plans Open House, Bridal Showcase 

Sarasota Charter School Program Wins International Education Award

The Operation Outbreak (O2) educational platform, developed at Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), a local, public charter school, was recently named the world’s most innovative hybrid learning program at the 2019/2020 Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards Ceremony in London, England.  The global educational awards program, jointly organized by the Wharton School and QS Quacquarelli Symonds, featured judges … Continue reading Sarasota Charter School Program Wins International Education Award