Monthly Archives: October 2013

Amazing People Can Come From This Town

It’s true and our young people should be taught to believe it, and our teachers and guidance counselors should remember it everyday they work with a student who seems uninspired.  If you know someone who attends a Lake County school, attended, attends or is considering attending Lake Sumter State College, they should read this.

In late September Phil Baran was awarded a McCarthar Foundation Fellowship.  The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future. The fellowship is designed to provide recipients with the flexibility to pursue their creative activities in the absence of specific obligations or reporting requirements. There are no limits on age or area of activity. Individuals cannot apply for this award; they must be nominated. Continue reading