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					                                 Viera High School




 Academy of Business and
        Finance
                        CTE Choice Program
                        NAF Member Program

                          Application
                            Packet
       Includes:             Application Form
                             3 Teacher Recommendation Forms
INSTRUCTIONS: Please return your completed application and essay to the Academy director as
soon as possible. Give recommendation forms to your teachers. Teachers should return
recommendations to the Academy Director. Sophomore/Junior applicants only: Shortly after receiving
all your application materials, you will be notified of your interview appointment.

For more information, contact:

                             Mr. Jeffrey Draves
                             Director of Academies
                             Viera High School
                             6103 Stadium Parkway
                             Viera, Florida 32940
                             FAX: 321-433-4338
                             Email: draves.jeffrey@brevardschools.org

   Application Deadline – February 3, 2012

2011-2012                                                                  Rev. 12/11
                 Academy of Business and Finance
                                              Viera High School
                                     APPLICATION FORM
APPLICANT:            (Please PRINT and complete all questions.)

Applicant’s Name

Student ID Number                                                  Current Grade Level

Current School ______________________ Student’s Zoned High School ___________________

Date of Birth                           Age                        Gender              Shirt Size

Parent(Guardian)’s Name(s)

Home Address

City                                                                        Zip Code

Telephone: (Home)                               (Cell/Work)

        How many days have you been absent this year? ________________

If over 5 briefly explain

        List all clubs, sports and extracurricular activities and the years involved.




        Have you had a referral this year? YES           NO

If yes, how many times __________ Why?



        Have you received any detentions this year: YES NO

If yes, how many times? ______________ Why:


        List any work or volunteer experience: ___________________________



        List any hobbies, special talents, or skills you have?
ESSAY:
Please write a short (150 words minimum) explanation of why you want to participate in the Academy
of Business and Finance at Viera High School. Please be sure to include information about your career
goals and educational plans, realizing that this business and finance training will be valuable for ANY
career you may choose! (Typing is preferred - please staple the essay to your application).




INTERNSHIP AGREEMENT:
I understand that if I am accepted into this program and meet all prerequisites, I will commit myself to
work 150 hours in a finance-related environment for six weeks during the summer school session
between my junior and senior years. This will be a paid internship, organized by business partners.


                                                             (Signature of Applicant)



PARENT AGREEMENT:
I have read this application and accompanying information, and approve of my child’s participation in
this educational program if he/she is selected.

                                                          (Signature of Parent/Guardian)




FOR MORE INFORMATION:
        Contact:        Mr. Jeffrey Draves, Director, Academy of Business & Finance
                        Viera High School, 6103 Stadium Parkway, Viera, Florida 32940
                        FAX: 321-433-4338 Email: draves.jeffrey@brevardschools.org
                        Academy Web Page: http://www.vhs.brevardschools.org




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Official Use: Information verification
Attendance_____            Dean’s Office ______                 Guidance________   Team________
                          Academy of Business and Finance
                                                       Viera High School

                                     TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM
Section A: Students complete this section

Student Name                                                               Grade Level_____

Teacher                                       Course

Section B: Teachers please complete and return to Mr. Draves’s Box

I.        What are this student’s areas of strength?


II.       What are this student’s areas of weakness?



III.      In comparison with other students, how does this student rate in the following areas?
          Please write the number of the rating which best applies to each area as follows: Below Average = 1; Average =
          2; Good = 3; Excellent (Top 10%, but not top 2 or 3%) = 4; Truly Outstanding (Top 2 or 3%) = 5; No Basis for
          Judgment = 0.

                   Attendance                                   ______Attitude

                   Ability                                                 Concern for Others

                   Motivation                                              Energy

                   Creative Qualities                                      Emotional Maturity

                   Self-Discipline                                         Personal Initiative

                   Growth Potential                                        Reaction to Setbacks

                   Leadership                                              Respect accorded by
                                                                           faculty

                   Self-Confidence                                         Respect accorded by peers

                   Warmth of Personality                                   Sense of Humor

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS OR OBSERVATIONS:


On behalf of the Academy of Business and Finance at Viera High School and the student who gave you this form,
thank you for taking the time to evaluate this student in light of his or her success potential in the Academy of Business
& Finance. In order to keep confidentiality, please do not return to the student for delivery, but put in Mr. Draves’s
mailbox. Middle School teachers, please place in courier for Mr. Draves at Viera High School.



          DATE                                          TEACHER SIGNATURE
                                                 Mr. Jeffrey Draves, Director
                                             Academy of Business & Finance
                                                      Viera High School
                                          Email: draves.jeffrey@brevardschools.org
                          Academy of Business and Finance
                                                       Viera High School

                                     TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM
Section A: Students complete this section

Student Name                                                               Grade Level_____

Teacher                                       Course

Section B: Teachers please complete and return to Mr. Draves’s Box

I.        What are this student’s areas of strength?


II.       What are this student’s areas of weakness?



III.      In comparison with other students, how does this student rate in the following areas?
          Please write the number of the rating which best applies to each area as follows: Below Average = 1; Average =
          2; Good = 3; Excellent (Top 10%, but not top 2 or 3%) = 4; Truly Outstanding (Top 2 or 3%) = 5; No Basis for
          Judgment = 0.

                   Attendance                                   ______Attitude

                   Ability                                                 Concern for Others

                   Motivation                                              Energy

                   Creative Qualities                                      Emotional Maturity

                   Self-Discipline                                         Personal Initiative

                   Growth Potential                                        Reaction to Setbacks

                   Leadership                                              Respect accorded by
                                                                           faculty

                   Self-Confidence                                         Respect accorded by peers

                   Warmth of Personality                                   Sense of Humor

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS OR OBSERVATIONS:


On behalf of the Academy of Business and Finance at Viera High School and the student who gave you this form,
thank you for taking the time to evaluate this student in light of his or her success potential in the Academy of Business
& Finance. In order to keep confidentiality, please do not return to the student for delivery, but put in Mr. Draves’s
mailbox. Middle School teachers, please place in courier for Mr. Draves at Viera High School.



          DATE                                          TEACHER SIGNATURE
                                                 Mr. Jeffrey Draves, Director
                                             Academy of Business & Finance
                                                      Viera High School
                                          Email: draves.jeffrey@brevardschools.org
                          Academy of Business and Finance
                                                       Viera High School

                                     TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM
Section A: Students complete this section

Student Name                                                               Grade Level_____

Teacher                                       Course

Section B: Teachers please complete and return to Mr. Draves’s Box

I.        What are this student’s areas of strength?


II.       What are this student’s areas of weakness?



III.      In comparison with other students, how does this student rate in the following areas?
          Please write the number of the rating which best applies to each area as follows: Below Average = 1; Average =
          2; Good = 3; Excellent (Top 10%, but not top 2 or 3%) = 4; Truly Outstanding (Top 2 or 3%) = 5; No Basis for
          Judgment = 0.

                   Attendance                                   ______Attitude

                   Ability                                                 Concern for Others

                   Motivation                                              Energy

                   Creative Qualities                                      Emotional Maturity

                   Self-Discipline                                         Personal Initiative

                   Growth Potential                                        Reaction to Setbacks

                   Leadership                                              Respect accorded by
                                                                           faculty

                   Self-Confidence                                         Respect accorded by peers

                   Warmth of Personality                                   Sense of Humor

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS OR OBSERVATIONS:


On behalf of the Academy of Business and Finance at Viera High School and the student who gave you this form,
thank you for taking the time to evaluate this student in light of his or her success potential in the Academy of Business
& Finance. In order to keep confidentiality, please do not return to the student for delivery, but put in Mr. Draves’s
mailbox. Middle School teachers, please place in courier for Mr. Draves at Viera High School.



          DATE                                          TEACHER SIGNATURE
                                                 Mr. Jeffrey Draves, Director
                                             Academy of Business & Finance
                                                      Viera High School
                                          Email: draves.jeffrey@brevardschools.org

				
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