Tue, February 14, 2017
New details are being released on the upcoming Orange County Public Schools Hall of Fame event. The gala dinner and ceremony will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. Information about sponsorships and tickets to the induction ceremony and dinner are available at www.HallofFame.ocps.net.
There will be a special appearance and performance by Christian Cuevas, you may recall Christian’s success on NBC's Emmy Award Winning Television Show, The Voice Season 11. From the millions of views on all of his segments on The Voice, to the 19,000 downloads in three days of his performance that went viral and got him to the Top Charts on Billboard. Throughout his journey he has had the honor of working with individuals such as Alicia Keys, Charlie Puth, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande and many more. Christian is also an Orange County Public Schools graduate. He attended Freedom High School. He is delighted to return to Orange County for a special performance for our Hall of Fame attendees.
The Hall of Fame is a new tradition created by the School Board in 2014 to honor people who have made a name for themselves and the school district throughout its long history – since December 1869, 147 years ago. The Hall features inductees in several different categories: distinguished educator, community champion and distinguished alumni in the fields of athletics, arts, humanitarian work and professional careers.
From a lengthy and remarkable list of nominees by citizens, parents, alumni and employees, the Hall of Fame Selection Committee chose its five new members to be inducted.
The 2017 Inductees are:
Proceeds from the event will be used to support current and future Orange County Public Schools philanthropic initiatives that focus on ensuring all children are ready to learn, improve academically and graduate on time. For more information, contact OCPS Marketing and Events at 407.317.3368.