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Evening of Excellence

The 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year and Business Partners of the Year were all announced at the Evening of Excellence at Mahaffey Theater. Presented by the Pinellas Education Foundation and Pinellas County Schools, the event also featured entertainment, the induction of Robert McIntyre into the Hall of Honor and a special dessert reception celebrating the best in education.

Congratulations to our Business Partners of the Year!













To view our Business Partner of the Year Finalists
click here

To view the press release for the Evening of Excellence
click here

The winner for the 2014 Outstanding Educator is Kevin Ford from Tarpon Springs High School.


 In honor of his award, a limo from Ambassador Limousine picked him up at his home and delivered him to school the morning after the Evening of Excellence in time for the start of first period at 7:05 a.m. Students and staff were on hand to congratulate him.

​The Outstanding Educator People’s Choice/Fan Favorite Award is an award category voted on by students, parents and the community who selected their fan favorite on the Foundation website – is Stephanie Martanovic from Safety Harbor Middle School.        


To view photos from the event
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The 2014 Finalists are listed below. Each link will take you to their personal  fan page.




Title Sponsors

(Fan Favorite Sponsor)

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Airheads Trampolines
Astro Skate & Family Fun Center
City of St. Petersburg
Clearwater Gas System
Crown Automotive Group
Helios Education Foundation

Bronze Sponsors

Ambassador Limousine
Bobbie Bernstein

Other Supporters

American Stage Theatre
Bella Brava BIC Graphic
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Cody's Original Roadhouse
Duncan McLellan