03-11-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #8


Title
Governor's Recognition Scholarship Winner

Discussion
Justin Waters, an eighth grade student at Kennedy Middle School is one of nine winners from ten counties to win the Governor's Recognition Scholarship, valued at approximately $16,000. The Florida Prepaid 2 + 2 scholarship covers the cost of tuition and local fees for two years at a Florida community college, and two years at a Florida college or university of Justin's choosing. Christyne Hamilton, a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Prepaid College Foundation, will attend the meeting and present Justin with his scholarship.

Recommendation
Recognize Justin Waters for winning the Governor's Recognition Scholarship.

Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 3/11/2014

Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Bob McLaren, Social Studies/ELA Resource Teacher, ext. 364

Barbara Rodrigues, Middle School Programs Director, ext. 583

Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300