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2023 BEST & BRIGHTEST WINNERS

  2023 Best & Brightest Winners ART CATEGORY Winner – Jessie Powell, Chiles High School Runner-Up – Citlali Patino, Leon High School Honorable Mention – Malcolm Gambles II, Rickards High School ATHLETICS CATEGORY Winner – Jaysoni Beachum, Florida State University Schools Runner-Up – Wyatt Townsend, Chiles High School Honorable Mention – Esrael Yant, Godby High […]


2023 Best & Brightest 8th Grade Essay Finalists

Christ Classical Academy Miriam Hall Timothy Hughes Owen Mitchell Community Christian School Jackson Geitz Sydney Inman Micha Nerland Deerlake Middle School Shayan Khan Shaoxuan Ma Ziad Seliem Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Aria Falconer Jerusalem Temuari Fairview Middle School Saanvi Akula Kaitence Kimbrough Saisha Vangadar FAMU Developmental Research School Ashara Martin Florida State University Schools Genesis […]


“Best & Brightest” Scholarship Awards Honors 2022 Winners

The awards have expanded greatly since their first year in 2006. About 80 students were given scholarships during the program’s inaugural year. This year, 150 seniors were carefully selected from local public and private high schools to be finalists in each of the 15 categories.


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 […]