Bok celebrates Apple Distinguished Program status

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.

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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.

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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.


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PHOTO #4: LWCS Superintendent Jesse Jackson (left) and Bok Principal Damien Moses pose with the Apple certificate.






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