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Michelle Start is the winner of the 2021 TLab award

Michelle Start is the winner of the 2021 TLab award. 
"I have been a Lee County teacher since 2008. I have taught English to students in grades 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11.  I love Scotland and I love reading, so I was very excited to have been selected to participate in this program.
While I wish we could have gone to Scotland, I found that having these lessons online was also valuable. I met 13 other participants from around the world and we have set up a WhatsApp chat and a week after the program is done, we're still talking about it. I thoroughly enjoyed this opportunity."

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2021 National Shakespeare Competition Branch Winner

The Naples Branch winner of the 2021 Shakespeare Competition held in February 2021 is Lindsey Abellard.  Lindsey was a student at Golden Gate High School and is now a freshman at the University of Richmond.    
"As a student at the University of Richmond, I intend to major in Healthcare Studies and minor in Biology. In the future, I plan to go into Public Health, specifically policy and administration. In this position, I would act as a liaison between the government and healthcare institutions to ensure that populations get access to the resources they need."

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2019 Shakespeare Competition Winner

Kylie is shown here with her teacher, Christina Johnston

April 29 was a special day for Barron Collier High School student Kylie Campbell when she placed as a semifinalist at the 36th Annual National Shakespeare Competition while competing against 50 students from around the U.S. on the stage at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at the Lincoln Center in New York City.

Kylie Campbell was the winner of the Naples Branch 2019 Shakespeare Competition on February 16, 2019, competing with students from six other local high schools. Kylie received an all-expenses paid trip to new York City for the national competition, a $500 cash prize, a trophy and The Complete Works of Shakespeare.

Kylie, is a member of The Naples Players KidzAct youth program in Naples.


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