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(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The annual Bradenton Herald Golden Herald ceremony is Thursday, April 12.

The Golden Herald Awards program originated in 1978 by the Bradenton Herald to honor outstanding Manatee County high school seniors for noble service to their schools and community.

LRHS Golden Herald coordinator and English teacher Candice Delazzer said, “The Golden Herald is a great way for the community to recognize seniors for their service to their school and their community. It’s great for students who have done exceptional service projects. I just wish more students would apply because we will have up to 30 spaces that we can nominate students for. Scholarships goes to the winner and a smaller scholarship goes to the one honorable mention award recipient.”

One Golden Herald Award winner and one honorable mention award recipient will be selected in each of 15 categories.

The following Mustangs are the 2018 Golden Herald Nominees –

  • Art- Caitlin Henning
  • Athletics- Ben Soto
  • Citizenship- Chelsa Petruzzi, Kyle Wray
  • Computers & Technology- Juan Saborido-Battiglia
  • Foreign Language- Emily Miller, Robby Rodriguez
  • General Scholarship- Courtney Yost
  • Social Science- Markella Wagner
  • Speech & Drama- Savanna Katter
  • Vocational- Jenna DiDomenico, Taylor Trevithick

Delazzer said students need to be at The Neel Performing Arts Center by 6:15 p.m. on the day of the event.

METV will be filming the event again this year and Delazzer said Mustangs can check METV.com for all the details. There will be a two-page spread with all the winners in The Bradenton Herald on Sunday, April 15. All the candidates get a picture in the newspaper.

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