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Governor Crist Announces 2009 Governor's Sterling Award Recipients

Governor Charlie Crist and the Florida Sterling Council announced that Tropic Isle Elementary School in Lee County is one of four organizations that will receive the prestigious Governor's Sterling Award for 2009.

Tropic Isle Elementary School is an elementary school in the School District of Lee County, Florida. As a Title 1 elementary school, the staff who serve the approximately 925 students in grades PreK-5 are dedicated to excellence in the classroom. In addition to the Sterling Model, the school has also adopted the national Glasser Quality Model and its values that include listening, supporting, encouraging, respecting, trusting, and accepting.

For 17 years, the Governor's Sterling Award has recognized organizations and businesses in Florida that have successfully achieved performance excellence within their management and operations.

Congratulations to Tropic Isle!