TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, schools are having to find new ways to celebrate their seniors. FAMU DRS is displaying their 2020 class for all to see. Administrators created vinyl signs with pictures of each and every senior. The school posted the signs along the fence on Orange Avenue in one of the many ways the community is coming together to support and show love to this year's graduating class.
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Teacher Appreciation Week 2020. FAMU Developmental Research School handed out lunches and thank you bags to teachers and other staff. Micheal Johnson is finishing his first year as superintendent for FAMU DRS but has been in education for more than 25 years. He says while it is Teacher Appreciation Week, the school also wanted to show appreciation to other staff members, like cafeteria workers. "We are honoring not just our teachers, but we're honoring our whole staff at FAMU DRS," said Johnson. "From our ladies who have been doing a wonderful job with our breakfast and lunch every day since we've been out day one, to our security, to teachers. So we're just trying to honor everyone and just say thank you." The school had 93 bags to show appreciation along with lunch from Moe's.
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THE FAMU DRS STRIKE OF EXCELLENCE AT A GLANCE
- Above State Average - Graduation Rate
- 16:1 - Student Teacher Ratio
- Collegiate & Technical Dual Enrollment Opportunities
- Located on the Campus of Florida A&M University
- State Championship Athletics
- Engaging Extracurriculars Offered