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18 x August 3 - 16, 2017 x SCHOOL NEWS SEEN At the end of the 2016-17 school year, Holy Family Catholic School teachers and staff members bid farewell to nearly 70 students — the graduates of the Class of 2017. Many of the teens will continue their educational careers at Bishop Moore Catholic School while others will join their peers at Orlando’s private and public high schools. HFCS hosted a commencement ceremony, awards banquet and graduation party in the students’ honor. Many of them had been with their classmates from preschool through eighth grade. The faculty and staff of HFCS wish the best of luck to all graduates as they begin their freshman year.

The 2017 Florida League All-Star Game, presented by Central Florida McDonald’s, brought a record-setting Home Run Derby, followed by an exciting baseball game between the North and the South. The North prevailed, winning the game 6-4. Winter Garden resident Chase Smartt provided the highlight of the night early on when he hit 12 home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby. x August 3 - 16, 2017 x 19 SOUTHWEST SPORTS compiled by Lauren Salinero with the future $200 million sports and entertainment complex across from the Amway Center and the Magic’s recent acquisition of the Orlando Solar Bears franchise. The Dr. Phillips 9-10-11 All Star Little League baseball team set a 5-0 record on its way to winning the District 14 Championship this summer. All 12 players were invaluable to the team’s success. Their hard work, desire and cohesion as a team led to their victory. Team members include Madden Bourst, Christian Cantwell, TD Cross, Palmer Haynes, Owen Jacobs, Connor Koivu, Brandon Lohr, Garrett Lorfano, Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins was named to Orlando magazine’s Most Powerful People list for the 10th consecutive year, ranking first on this year’s list in the entertainment category. Martins has remained a fixture in the rankings of the most dynamic leaders in Central Florida for much of the past decade. He was a Hall of Power member after ranking in Orlando magazine’s Top 5 for five years in a row for their Most Powerful People rankings and sat atop that list in 2012. Martins, who has spent 30 years in professional sports management, Alex Martins, CEO of the Orlando Magic, tops Orlando magazine’s Most Powerful People list in the entertainment category. has been a fixture and leader in the Orlando community, receiving many accolades and community roles throughout the years. He has led the charge The Dr. Phillips 9-10-11 All Star Little League baseball team wins the District 14 Championship. CONTINUED ON PAGE 20 Thank you to all of our patients for voting! Walk Ins Welcome Open 6 Days a Week Until 9pm on Weekdays Voted #1 Physician 3 Years in a Row *Now Accepting New Patients (407) 876-CARE (2273) | Accepted Plans: Aetna | BCBS (all plans) | Cigna/Disney | Florida Hospital (FHHS) | Healthchoice | Medicare | United Healthcare and many more Niral Patel, M.D.