Walton County teachers and administrators sacrificed time in the summer to attend the 2017 AVID Summer Institute and gain more cutting edge strategies to ascertain more success next school term. Walton County School District Superintendent, district administrators and teachers were there en masse to show support for Walton High School's own recent graduate Emmy Crane, who was selected from applicants across the United States to be a student speaker at the 2017 AVID Summer Institute in Tampa, Florida! Emmy presented a moving speech on how the AVID program and instructors changed her life. Go Emmy! Go AVID 17! Discover, Engage, Succeed!!!

Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe