Florida Cattlemen’s Association Hosts 85th Annual Convention

​The Florida Cattlemen’s Association recently hosted the sold-out, week-long 85th annual FCA Convention held at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. The events featured guest speakers, awards ceremonies, youth competitions, the election of a new association president and officers, an increase in attendance and the new “Share your Heritage” initiative. “The 85th annual Florida Cattlemen’s Convention was an incredibleContinue reading “Florida Cattlemen’s Association Hosts 85th Annual Convention”

Award-Winning Author Plans Visit to Sarasota Military Academy

Kyle Prue, author of ‘The Feud’ trilogy, which includes award-winning ‘The Sparks’, will visit Sarasota Military Academy (SMA), on Thursday, August 22, 2019 to speak to students and staff at the SMA high school and SMA Prep middle school campuses.  Prue began writing ‘The Sparks’, the first book in ‘The Feud’ series, at the ageContinue reading “Award-Winning Author Plans Visit to Sarasota Military Academy”

Sarasota Academy Celebrates Successful Education Summit

On Friday, August 9, 2019, Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) hosted the first annual SMA Inspire Education Summit, in partnership with SMA outreach director Todd Brown, PhD., at the SMA Prep middle school campus in Sarasota. The event, open to teachers, administrators and students, featured renowned speakers presenting on the topics of health, Earth and equality. Continue reading “Sarasota Academy Celebrates Successful Education Summit”

Florida Cattlemen’s Association Announces New President

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) recently elected Matt Pearce as the new FCA President during the 85th annual FCA Convention. Pearce, of Okeechobee, announced the “Share your Heritage” theme planned for his term as the FCA President. “I am proud to follow in the footsteps of many phenomenal leaders while representing Florida Cattlemen and CattlewomenContinue reading “Florida Cattlemen’s Association Announces New President”

Sarasota Teacher Receives CDC Fellowship Opportunity 

Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) teacher Todd Brown, PhD., creator of the SMA “Inspire Project” curriculum, was recently accepted into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Science Ambassador Fellowship program for 2019 – 2020.  One of only thirty teachers around the world to receive this invitation, Dr. Brown is the only non-science or mathContinue reading “Sarasota Teacher Receives CDC Fellowship Opportunity “

Benefit Planned for Young Fisherman Injured in Boating Accident

The public is invited to participate in the “Hook Em for Caleb” Fishing Tournament planned for Saturday, August 17, 2019. In March, 14-year-old Caleb Bennett suffered a major brain injury as a result of a boating accident and proceeds from the benefit will be given to his family to cover medical expenses as he continuesContinue reading “Benefit Planned for Young Fisherman Injured in Boating Accident”

Sarasota Academy Plans First Annual Education Summit

Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) is proud to announce the first annual SMA Inspire Education Summit, in partnership with SMA teacher and outreach director Todd Brown, PhD., creator of the SMA “The Inspire Project.” Held on August 9, 2019, at the SMA Prep campus, located at 3101 Bethel Lane in Sarasota, the summit will feature renownedContinue reading “Sarasota Academy Plans First Annual Education Summit”

Sarasota Students Raise Funds to Build a Home in Haiti

Members of the Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) Prep middle school Interact Club selected the Haitian Health Foundation’s “Happier Houses in Haiti” program as their 2019 service project. Through fundraising at school, and with the support and assistance of the Southside Rotary club, SMA Prep Interact Club members and staff raised $1,950 for the HHF organizationContinue reading “Sarasota Students Raise Funds to Build a Home in Haiti”

Charter School Plans Inaugural “Soaring Eagle Golf Challenge”

The Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) High School Athletics program has announced the Inaugural Soaring Eagle Golf Challenge event planned for April 18, 2020 at The Meadows Country Club in Sarasota. The charter school’s athletics program is currently accepting sponsorships and donations for the challenge. With a variety of sponsorship opportunities available, event organizers are alsoContinue reading “Charter School Plans Inaugural “Soaring Eagle Golf Challenge””

Charter School Service Club Partners with Easterseals Southwest Florida

Sarasota Military Academy’s Interact Club, a service club for cadets at the Prep middle school campus, recently completed a project in partnership with the Rotary Club and Easterseals Southwest Florida to help local children who have sensory processing disorders (SPD). SMA Prep Interact Club projects are determined through student interest, community needs or through partnershipsContinue reading “Charter School Service Club Partners with Easterseals Southwest Florida”