Tony Hammon - Upper Keys Rotary
Feb 21, 2024 7:30 AM
Rotary Club of Key Largo Weekly Meeting
Tony Hammon - Upper Keys Rotary

Tony Hammon is a life-time educator. He has been a classroom teacher,
coach, and school administrator for five decades. He started his career
at Coral Shores HS as a marine biology/biology teacher and founded
Island Christian School in 1974. He is also Pastor Emeritus of Island
Community Church, where he served as Sr. Pastor from 1989 to 2019.
Tony holds a BS from University of Miami in Biology Education and a
Med in educational administration from Tennessee Temple University.
He has authored three books and travels regularly to third world
countries to provide educational training and coaching.
He currently serves as President of the International Association of
Christian Colleges and Schools (IACCS) the international division of the
Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) where he
has served as board member for many years. IACCS reaches deep into
the heart of third world and developing countries, providing free
educational training to teachers and administrators. In addition, IACCS
has built educational buildings, installed water systems, supplied over
100 milk cows, assisted in establishing demonstration farms
orphanages.
He has been an active member of the Upper Keys Rotary Club since
2007. Each time he travels to a third world or developing country Tony
marvels at the work he sees being conducted by Rotary Clubs from
around the globe. He says, “Everywhere you look you see Rotary
projects and signs displaying the 4 Way Test.” The Upper Keys Club has
contributed several times allowing the purchase of several cows. To
date 120 cows have been given to individual orphanages providing life-
sustaining nutrition the over 100,000 babies.
Tony has been married to his wife Colleen, for 51 years, has four
children and 11 grandchildren.