In the Press

Running with the Rays

Support APT by Running with the Rays!

Support the Rays Baseball Foundation by Running with the Rays in the second annual virtual 5K! 

Run, jog, walk or roll anytime, anywhere, from May 1-31, 2021!

Proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies. The Rays Baseball Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of those in need within our community, focusing primarily on education, youth development, wellness and social responsibility. Thank you Rays for supporting APT!

Click here to sign up today!

Click here to read the official press release.


Mr. Young is an A+ Teacher!

Academy Prep Center of Tampa's chess instructor, Michael Young, was selected as Bay News 9's A+ Teacher! Through our Center of Excellence in Chess, Mr. Young, a 23-year veteran educator and coach, is teaching our students critical thinking skills.

Click here to watch Mr. Young's interview!

Coca Cola Florida

Coke Florida Supports Tech Needs at APT

This year, Coke Florida is celebrating Black History Month by donating $100,000 in technology to dozens of local nonprofit organizations and schools, including Academy Prep Center of Tampa. 

Click here to learn how Coke Florida is supporting education in our community.

Academy Prep Volunteer and Student

Supporting Diversity in STEM with Stantec

Our community partner, Stantec, is dedicated to supporting inclusion and diversity in STEM education. Adam Carnegie, Senior Project Manager at Stantec and Academy Prep volunteer, shares his experiences tutoring our students and how Stantec is committed to their education and futures.

Click here to read about Adam's work with our students and our partnership with Stantec.