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TAMPA (CBSMiami) — Broward’s Robert Runcie was named 2016 Florida’s Superintendent of the Year at a meeting in Tampa Wednesday that included the Florida School Boards Association.

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Runcie, who has held the position since 2011, was awarded the honor by the Florida Association of Districts Superintendents, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

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Among his achievements, Runcie was able to secure $800 million in bonds for renovation and adding technology to South Florida schools, helped develop school discipline programs and added expanded scholastic courses like chess, debate, computer science and the arts.

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In February, Runcie will represent the state of Florida as a finalist for the national award.