Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Relay For Life at Shorecrest

For 15 years, Shorecrest hosted a student-run Relay For Life event supporting American Cancer Society. 
Did you know... Shorecrest has raised an outstanding total of over $1,322,500 since 2006, benefiting American Cancer Society!? Click to learn where the money goes.

Watch Relay For Life 2018 at Shorecrest

Buzz the Headmaster

When sophomore Jordan J asked Headmaster Mike Murphy to join him in shaving his head as an act of solidarity with Olivia R, another 10th grader who was undergoing chemotherapy to fight a lymphoma tumor, Mr. Murphy said, “If you can raise $1000 for Relay For Life.” His father, Marc, was standing by and blurted out, “Done.” 
 
Three weeks and $22,000 dollars later, Shorecrest hosted a televised head shaving event. Billy Hume from Billy’s Corner Barber Shop on 4th Street agreed to buzz Mr. Murphy's head and to help raise money for Relay. Jess Farkas donated her time to buzz Jordan's head in front of the cameras in March of 2015.

"I am inspired by the leadership, concern for others and initiative demonstrated by our Shorecrest students as they commit to this service endeavor." Headmaster Mike Murphy commended.

Related Links:
News Broadcast from head shaving event
Bay News 9 segment video
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Shorecrest video from head shaving event
Photos from head shaving event

Shorecrest Preparatory School

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St Petersburg, FL 33703
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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.