BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Eagles Landing Middle School in Boca Raton has been nationally recognized by being honored as a PTA School of Excellence. At a ceremony held at the school’s media center, School Board member and Vice-Chair, Mr. Frank Barbieri, read a proclamation from the National PTA recognizing the work that Eagles Landing Middle School has done to foster family-school connections.
Congressman Ted Deutch sent a copy of the Congressional Record that was read on the floor of the House of Representatives on September 11, 2014. The school has also received letters of congratulation from Governor Rick Scott and Senator Bill Nelson.
In attendance were Dr. Ian Saltzman, the Area 1 Superintendent; Bonnie Fox, the Principal that opened Eagles Landing in 1998; Palm Beach County PTA President Sandy Roth, the parents of the PTSA Executive Board, student PTSA representatives, business partners, teachers, and administrators.
The culmination of the program was the release of 40 native species butterflies in the courtyard. In her speech the PTSA President of Eagles Landing, Kendra Palumbo quoted Henry Ward Beecher who said, “We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.”