Author Archives: LLAA

12 Sep
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Bravo, Class 15!

Class 15 joined together to purchase 47 jackets to put in backpacks for homeless students. The HEARTH Students. (Homeless Education Advocates Restoring The Hope!) Project is dedicated to assisting homeless and in-transition families and children. You can read more about ...

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30 Aug
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Meet Ben Mundy

Ben Mundy is a member of class 14 and a native of Lakeland. He is principal with KCMH Architects. Ben has been active in the Lakeland community as a member and past president of the Lakeland Kiwanis Club, has served on ...

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27 Jul
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Meet Peggy T. McKeel

Peggy T. McKeel is a lifetime resident of Lakeland and has a BA from Brenau College and is a graduate of Leadership Lakeland class 5.  She was formerly employed as the College and Career Counselor at Lakeland Senior High School. ...

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23 Jun
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Meet Mike Hickman

Mike Hickman, President of Hickman Homes Inc., and a graduate of Class 16.builds communities, fine homes and commercial buildings throughout Central Florida. In 2004, Mike was President of the Florida Home Builder’s Association (FHBA) and in 2007 was named Florida’s ...

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24 Apr
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Class 29 & the Paula Higgins Fund

Class 29 created the Paula Higgins Fund through the GiveWell Foundation after the untimely passing of fellow class member Paula Higgins. Each year, this class and several others gather to remember Paula and contribute to this fund.  

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11 Apr
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Meet David Houston

David Houston is a member of class 8 and has more than 35 years of commercial banking experience in large regional banks and local community banks. He has handled all types of commercial loan production, credit underwriting and management. His ...

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14 Mar
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Meet Kevin Calkins

Kevin Calkins is a member of class 25 and the Director of Institutional Research at Florida Polytechnic University. Previously, Calkins held similar positions at USF and in the health-care field. Calkins holds certification in Research Methods and received an MBA ...

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15 Feb
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Inspiring Youth

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07 Feb
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Meet Tracy Kimbrough

Tracy Kimbrough is a graduate of USF (BS-Management) and FSC (BS-Accounting) and a proud graduate of Class 28 (Best Class Ever!).  She is a CPA and has been with Baylis & Company PA since 1988 and became a shareholder in ...

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25 Jan
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Meet Sarah Breed

Sarah Breed grew up in Fort Meade and attended Southeastern University while working as a freelance reporter at The Ledger. In 2011, Sarah moved to Israel to teach literature and met her husband, Josh. Sarah is Director of Initiatives at ...

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