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Arts Conservatory for Teens Draws Michael Francis for Annual Breakfast





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Arts Conservatory for Teens Draws Michael Francis for Annual Breakfast

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – (April 10, 2018) – Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT) celebrates its fourth annual ‘Champions for ACT’ Breakfast with keynote speaker Maestro Michael Francis, Music Director for the Florida Orchestra. The event takes place Friday, May 4th at 7am at the Morean Center for Clay located at 420 22nd Street South in St. Petersburg.

“Champions for ACT Breakfast has become a highly anticipated and inspiring event. This entertaining morning is an opportunity to see talented ACT students perform while engaging the community. It’s a great way to start your Friday,” said Lorna Taylor, the 2018 Breakfast Chair.

Other Committee members for the Breakfast include: Craig and Jan Sher, Lenny and Betsy Englander, Ken Welch (Chair of Pinellas County Commission) and Lisa Wheeler-Bowman (Chair of City of St. Petersburg City Council).

ACT programs focus on Education, Empowerment and Enrichment, primarily for youth and teens of lower to moderate income families, offering before and after school opportunities throughout Pinellas County.

The model has seen clear and measurable impact among its student community with: 100% graduation rates; 90% college placements and 96% of ACT students strongly agree that the program helped them to improve their communication skills.

ACT’s mission to educate, empower and enrich young people has helped hundreds of youth and teens of our community – offering hope in realizing their dreams and career aspirations. For more information about upcoming programs and events visit www.artsconservatoryforteens.org.

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