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Gulf County Project Venture Team Takes Top Spot in Statewide Competition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Gulf County High School High Tech (HSHT) program took home the state championship in the finals of the 2024 Project Venture entrepreneurship competition, held Tuesday, April 9 at the Marriott Jacksonville Downtown. To compete in Project Venture, HSHT students develop and execute a comprehensive business plan and 30-second video commercial for […]

The Able Trust: Creating opportunities for persons with disabilities

Tallahassee Democrat Op-Ed Allison Chase Your TurnSeptember 30, 2022 Many young people dream about what career they’ll go into. In Melisa Lewis’s case, it was healthcare and she refused to let her auditory processing deficit and hearing loss keep her from achieving that dream. Melisa participated in The Able Trust’s High School High Tech program, […]

 Potential Talent Pool of 727,301 Job Seekers Could Help  Solve Florida’s Workforce Shortage 

 NEWS RELEASE  June 30, 2022   CONTACT  Tracey Lowe  Strategic Communications Director  850-212-8438   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 30, 2022) – New research released today by The Able Trust shows more than 700,000 persons with disabilities in Florida could help ease the state’s workforce shortage.  This new report entitled Solving Florida’s Labor Shortage: The Hidden Solution indicates that while more job seekers […]