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Surfing at Florida Prep

East Central Florida: it’s the home of Kelly Slater, Ron Jons Surf Shop, and Cocoa Beach. It’s also the home of the Florida Prep Surfers, a unique physical education credit elective offered to high school students at Florida Prep.

Former world-wide travelling surfer and physical education instructor Mike Lynch, explains the surfing option at Florida Prep. “It’s a formal class,” says Lynch, “not an opportunity to cut classes and head to the beach. We have high expectations and students are graded accordingly. Those expectations include written papers, CPR and First Aid, along with active participation."

"We welcome students looking for the opportunity to learn or continue their surfing at Florida Prep, and of course our location speaks for itself with surfing year round."

For further information on the Florida Prep surfing program and the current surfing conditions on the Space Coast click here.



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Dwight Award Finalists

Dwight Award Finalists

Established in 1970 in memory of Florida Prep founder, Jonathan Dwight, the Dwight Award offers nominated students an opportunity to shine as public speakers and to compete against others in 8th grade for the honor of receiving the Dwight Award during the Middle School Graduation ceremony.

Students, Ashaunti Rolle, Daniel Rubenstein, Smyrna Troncoso, and Julian Waller have been nominated by their collective teachers as the four finalists competing for this years award.

Update 5.24.2018 The winner of the 2018 Dwight Award is Smyrna Troncoso. See school News for more information.

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Congressional Medal of Merit Awarded to Joelle Burley

Joelle Burley, the Florida Prep Salutatorian of the Class of 2018 was recently awarded the Congressional Medal of Merit by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) which honors extraordinary young Americans for their contributions, leadership, and achievements.

Dwight Award Promotes Public Speaking

Students Ashaunti Rolle, Daniel Rubenstein, Smyrna Troncoso, and Julian Waller are well on their way to developing their skills as public speakers. Each is also competing for the coveted ‘Dwight Award’. Read about it in 'Dwight Award Promotes Public Speaking Skills'.