S. Scott Vandergrift retired Friday, July 31, from his career as mayor of Ocoee. He served in the position nine consecutive terms from 1992 to this year, as well as from 1973 to 1975. To celebrate his retirement, the City of Ocoee organized a community party for him on his last day.
Guests could browse photos, letters, documents and souvenirs from throughout Vandergrift’s career as they enjoyed snacks, drinks and the sounds of jazz. Orange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson read a proclamation from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ office about Vandergrift’s service and spirit.