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Leon County High Schools demonstrate Academic Achievement and Community Service

Leon County’s most outstanding high school seniors were selected for the 17th year as the 150 finalists in 2022 of the Best & Brightest Awards, which recognize and honor public and private school students who excel both academically and in service to school and community. The finalists from each school underwent an interview process culminating […]


Best & Brightest Awards Announces 2021 School-Based Winners

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Leon County’s most outstanding high school seniors were selected for the 16th year as the 161 finalists in 2021 of the Best & Brightest Awards, which recognize and honor public and private school students who excel both academically and in service to school and community. The finalists from each school underwent an […]


2020 Best & Brightest Awards Winners

The 15th Annual Best & Brightest Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Leon County School’s Aquilina Howell Building to award scholarships to well-deserved high school graduates for their leadership skills, academic accomplishments and community-service involvement.  To abide by public safety protocols, the Ceremony was held remotely and viewed live on […]


“Best & Brightest” Scholarship Awards Will Honor 2020 Winners in Virtual Program

In the interest of the safety and well-being of the community, the 15th annual “Best & Brightest” scholarship awards program will be conducted in a virtual presentation – LIVE – on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, rather than its usual in-person program at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. In light of the recent progression of COVID-19, Governor […]


Academic Achievement and Community Service Define Top Seniors at Leon County High Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Leon County’s most outstanding high school seniors were selected this month as the 152 finalists in 2020 for the 15th Anniversary of the Best & Brightest Awards, which recognize and honor public and private school students who excel both academically and in service to school and community. The finalists from each school […]