Podcast: Bergosh floored by Pell Grant $500K blunder

October 16, 2015

On Wednesday, we reported that the Escambia County School District had mishandled Pell Grant disbursements and will have to pay back to the U.S. Department of Education $506,456. School Board member Jeff Bergosh said that he…

Education Environment

Podcast: UWF to study artificial reefs

October 12, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, in collaboration with the University of South Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab, was recently awarded a $293,992 grant for artificial reef research. Funds were…

Business Education

Podcast: YEA! Pensacola starts in November

October 8, 2015

On “Pensacola Speaks,” IN Rising Star Kelly Reeser, the director of Entrepreneurial Development at Florida West, discussed the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). Middle and high-school students in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are given the opportunity…


Brentwood Elementary receives National PTA award

October 8, 2015

Press release:A ceremony and reception were held at Brentwood Elementary School yesterday for the presentation of a banner to mark their selection as a National PTA School of Excellence. Brentwood’s Principal Lisa Arnold said that at…