$682,690 in scholarships were awarded on Tuesday May 10th to the graduating seniors at DHS! What a memorable evening for the students and their families. DCEF is proud to be a part of such a special evening. A special "thank you" to the local donors who support our students each year!
On April 28th, the DeSoto County Education Foundation hosted a dinner and recognition event for the Top 10% of the DHS Class of 2016. This is such a great group of young people from our community. Thank you to Suncoast Credit Union for their support by being a Platinum Sponsor for this event!
The 1st year of the “Change for a Change” Scholarship exceeded all expectations and because of loyal and generous McDonald's customers, $1,700.01 was donated to the new scholarship fund on Saturday, March 26th Applications for the scholarship will be available on the high school website tomorrow and students will have until April 12th to complete the process. Thanks to the … Continue reading Scholarship “change” exceeds expectations!
Thank you for donating your change for a scholarship project with the Arcadia Police Department, McDonald's and the DeSoto County Education Foundation! Our DHS graduates are the ones who benefit from your generosity! We will make a "Change for a Change" in the life of students!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
What a fun evening with some of the many wonderful and charitable people at Live Oak RV Resort! Their annual Charity Auction was a huge success and many children in DeSoto County will benefit from their generosity. Thank you…thank you…thank you!
Do you have questions regarding the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) also known as the Bright Futures Application, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and/or scholarships? Ms. Padgett, the Graduation Coach will be having open office hours for a Financial Aid Frenzy on Thursday, February 25th and Tuesday, March 1st from 3:30 p.m. … Continue reading Attention Seniors and Parents/Guardians of Seniors graduating in 2016
DeSoto High School's Robotics Team went to their last regular season tournament last week and made it to the semifinals for the second week in a row. Their goal was to get invited to the state championships in Tampa on February 13th. There are two ways to make it to state competition. … Continue reading DHS Robotics Team Wins Big!
The DeSoto County Education Foundation, Inc. and the School District of DeSoto County are pleased to announce the 2016 selection of Teacher of the Year / Mrs. Jackie Harris; Rookie Teacher of the Year / Ms. Devin Lipe and School Related Employee of the Year / Mrs. Perla Barajas. Thank you MidFlorida and Suncoast Schools … Continue reading 2016 Employees of the Year