Awards and Honors


ARTICLE | May 21, 2019

Darren Gray, city manager, Clermont, Florida, was recognized by The University of Central Florida with the 2019 Alumni Achievement Award in Public Administration on May 7 during Public Service Recognition Week.

“Darren has demonstrated incredible success in leadership in public service,” said Naim Kapucu, Pegasus professor and director of UCF’s School of Public Administration. “As the city manager of Clermont, he has elevated the community through his initiatives rebranding the city, rolling out its master plan and stimulating economic development. All the while, he continues to generously give back and support the UCF School of Public Administration, its programs and its students as an advisory board member, a guest lecturer, and a mentor.”