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High School 9:12 Creates Strategic Partnership with The CSI Companies

Jacksonville’s leading recruitment firm invests in the future of Duval County Students

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In its third year of supporting the hopes and dreams of Jacksonville’s students, High School 9:12 has created a strategic partnership with The CSI Companies. The CSI Companies will now be the presenting sponsor of the entire program.

The High School 9:12 program presented by The CSI Companies will continue its mission to uplift high school students through its three platforms in academics, sports, and life.

“Since the beginning of our partnership with High School 9:12, we continue to see the positive impact the program is making on the lives of students across Duval County and the First Coast,” said Chris Flakus, Chief Operating Officer of The CSI Companies. “Now as a presenting sponsor of all High School 9:12 initiatives, we are excited to find even more opportunities for students to excel in academics, sports, and in life.”

Thanks to its partners, High School 9:12 Presented by The CSI Companies has…

* Directly impacted 11,157 high school students across the First Coast

* Enrolled more than 200 students into a rigorous academic boot camp to improve

testing skills, enabling those to attend 33 different colleges and raising their average

score by 250 points on the SAT and 9 points on the ACT

* Awarded more than $25,000 in scholarships through the LandSouth Construction

scholarship program

* Created life skills seminars for high schoolers in the areas around different topics

including: College guidance, nutrition and health, athletic recruiting, social media

awareness, and more…

* Created a bi-weekly podcast with various guests exploring all walks of life in the

world of high school students

* Supported other organizations in the First Coast who are impacting high school

students (Marathon High and Game Face 4:13)

* Created High School Media Days for all sport teams in the area allowing student-

athletes to interview and work on their presentation skills

* Hosted major sporting events that have showcased the best high school student-

athletes in the area while also airing the events live on WJXT and 1010 XL

* Produced a 28-week television show on WJXT and CW-17 called High School 9:12

Roundup which explores all aspects of academics, sports, and life on the First Coast

“As High School 9:12’s presenting sponsor, I’m confident that The CSI Companies will continue to further our mission to help high school students of the First Coast,” said Alan Verlander, founder of High School 9:12. “At the core of High School 9:12 is our commitment to improving the lives of the high school students through academics, sports, and life. With committed sponsors like The CSI Companies and our other partners, we will continue to make a great impact in our community.”

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