On May 20th Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Richard Crotty, and Senator Lee Constantine will host a ribbon cutting for the new Orange County Climate Change Education Center. This will be followed by a kick-off ceremony for the new 1 megawatt solar array located atop the Orange County Convention Center.
With the critical words of experts following them, the Orlando Magic took the court against the Boston Celtics and came away with a convincing victory. The primary criticism against the Magic was that they seemed to allow leads to evaporate. This time, however, it was Orlando who overcame an eight point third quarter deficit to secure the win.
Shardy Camargo will graduate from Evans High School looking back on a senior year that brought her national recognition and scholarship dollars. Her first national honor came on May 4, 2009 in Washington, D.C. Shardy was named one of our nation’s top 10 youth volunteers for 2009 winning the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Later in the week, Shardy won a $10,000 college scholarship when she was named the number two National Beta Club Student of the Year.
Olympia High School engineering students took first place in design for both the hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle and the solar energy innovation categories. The students competed in the Florida Energy Whiz Olympics on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at the University of Central Florida Solar Energy Center.