Feb 21st, 2013
LAKE WALES – Bok Academy students and faculty proudly accepted their official Apple Distinguished Program status Thursday (Feb. 21) during a school-wide ceremony complete with video tributes from former Bok students.
Apple representatives praised the school for its innovation, leadership and educational excellence. Fewer than 200 educational institutions (K-12 through universities) in the United States have earned the prestigious designation. Bok Academy is the only Apple Distinguished Program in Polk County.
PHOTO #1: Students and staff accept a banner and plaque from Apple representatives.
PHOTO #2: Bok and Apple representatives pose in front of the school with the banner and certificate.
PHOTO #3: More than 500 Bok students attended the special presentation to celebrate the Apple Distinguished Program status.
PHOTO #4: LWCS Superintendent Jesse Jackson (left) and Bok Principal Damien Moses pose with the Apple certificate.