Seminole Elementary School’s Centennial Building Renovations in Full Swing for 100 Year Celebration

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From: Diane Cato, Principal, Seminole Elementary School,

Seminole, FL (April 17, 2015) – Seminole Elementary School is gearing up for their Centennial Celebration coming up on Saturday, May 2 2015. In preparation of the big event, the Pinellas County School Board has been renovating the 100 year old building by putting a new roof on the building and restoring the inside with new walls, ceiling, fans and windows. The total cost of the renovations is more than $275,000. The school is also getting a new electronic billboard and a new historical marquee near the Centennial Building.

The Centennial Celebration will take place at the school, 10950 74thAvenue N. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a ceremony at 1 p.m. with several of the former principals of the school including: Ernest Pierce, John Wuertz, Elaine Cutler and Bonnie Cangelosi. There will also be several dignitaries including Representative Larry Ahern and proclamations from Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters and Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long.

The day will be full of food, music, entertainment and activities for the kids including bounce houses, face painting and more.  There will also be tours of the historical Centennial Building. You will also be able to purchase bricks and Centennial shirts the day of the event.

The school invites the community to come out and celebrate 100 years of excellence at Seminole Elementary School.

Seminole Elementary would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsors including: City of Seminole, Pinellas County School Board, Seminole Elementary PTA, Kiwanis Club of Seminole, Tampa Bay Newspapers Seminole Beacon, Gamble’s Carriage Cleaners, Trust Business Services, Seminole Garden Florist, Seminole Nurseries, McDonalds, Mathnasium of Largo, Seminole Lanes, Campbell’s Tutorial, Law Offices of DeLoach & Hofstra, P.A., All Children’s Guild-Seminole Largo, Whitman Family Foundation, Dr. Mary Jo Allman Brubaker, The R Club, Lunch Bunch, Seminole Chamber of Commerce, Seminole Rotary Club, VFW Post 9272, Sandy Hartmann-Keller Williams and Representative Larry Ahern.

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. special ceremony at 1 p.m.
Location: Seminole Elementary School, 10950 74th Ave. N. Seminole, FL 33772

For more information and photos of the renovations: Log on to or call event planner Christal Kotchman-Giardina at 727.399.9454.


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