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REALIZING A VISION A Sarasota Military Academy student plays taps during the Memorial Day Parade in downtown Sarasota this year. Photo by Norman Schimmel SARASOTA MILITARY ACADEMY'S NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL IS SLATED FOR AN AUGUST 2014 OPENING By Roger Drouin County Editor Headmaster Dan Kennedy's long-range vision for a new Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) middle school that would prepare students for the academy's high school is closer to fruition. County Commission unanimously approved a rezoning of two parcels that make up a 10.5acre site on Fruitville Road, east of Interstate 75. Those actions clear the way for construction of the school. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Sarasota I have watched SMA on Orange County School Board Avenue just blossom. approved the charter contract for the Joe Barbetta Commissioner next five years for Sarasota County the new school. On Wednesday, the Dan Kennedy, founder and headmaster of the academy, says he hopes to open the new charter school in August 2014. The proposed facility at 8351 Fruitville Road

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