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Florida Tech Is Middle Schools Business Partner of Year


MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology was recognized as Stone Middle School’s Business Partner of the Year for 2007. This honor is part of the annual effort made by Brevard Public Schools and the Brevard Schools Foundation to acknowledge outstanding school business partners and foundation business partners.

Debra Blenis, director of teacher education in Florida Tech’s Department of Science and Mathematics Education, accepted the award at a luncheon in late April. She serves on Stone Middle School’s Advisory Council.

Students from the department have tutored students, assisted with science fair projects, judged science fairs, and completed their teaching internships at Stone Middle School, located in Melbourne.