2016 Media Advisory Bar 20

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2017

Media Contacts
Chief of Staff Arnie Alonso
Office: 305-883-5800

Florida Tax Watch to honor Hialeah Educational Academy

City of Hialeah Educational Academy Principal Wins Top Honor in High School Division in the State of Florida and will be honored Monday.

What: Mayor Carlos Hernandez would like to invite our friends from the media to join us, as Florida Tax Watch will be presenting the Hialeah Educational Academy with a plaque, recognizing Principal Alvarez selection and award as Principal of the Year, on Monday, February 27th at 11:00am.

Guest expected to be in attendance are: District Staff, Governing Board Members, School Board Members, PLA sponsors. Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez Cantera is also expected to be in attendance that morning. Mayor Hernandez and the City Council are proud of this major state-wide recognition for a City of Hialeah principal. City of Hialeah Educational Academy Principal Carlos Alvarez received the Florida TaxWatch Principal Leadership Award for the High School Division.

Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy research institute, recognized top principals in high-risk schools on Thursday, November 17th, at the 4th Annual Florida TaxWatch Principal Leadership Awards held in Orlando, FL.

Visit Florida TaxWatch for more information.

Florida Tax

Who: Mayor Carlos Hernandez

Monday, Februrary 27, 11:00am

Where:  Hialeah Educational Academy: 2590 W. 76th Street, Hialeah, Florida 33016
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About the City of Hialeah
The City of Hialeah, incorporated in 1925, is the sixth largest municipality in Florida, serving over 233,000 residents living in approximately 20-square miles. Hialeah, located in NW Miami-Dade County, has a Hispanic population of over 94%. A working class community, Hialeah is viewed as an industrial city that continues to grow. “The City of Progress” as known to many, is home to many Cuban exiles. The City of Hialeah is a full service city offering quality and affordable services to residents of all ages and abilities. Hialeah is a vibrant, family oriented community marked by cultural heritage and traditions known for its myriad of mom and pop stores which productively compete against national retail and restaurant chains and franchises.

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