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NFCC student Monica Powe honored at All-Florida Academic Team Awards Ceremony in Tampa

Story Submitted North Florida Community College (NFCC) student Monica Powe was named to the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Florida Academic Team and honored among the most outstanding students in The Florida College System at an awards ceremony in Tampa on Friday, April 6. Powe received recognition and a medallion for her outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service to the community. She was among 133 Florida College System students and a total of 141 students from across the state named to the All-Florida Academic Team. “The ceremony was beautiful and…

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Florida Farm Bureau Tobacco Scholarship Application

Story Submitted Florida Farm Bureau Scholarship, Inc., has received funds from the August 1997 Florida Tobacco Settlement to provide scholarships to former Florida flue-cured tobacco growers, current Florida flue-cured tobacco growers and descendants of Florida flue-cured tobacco growers attending post-secondary institutions. Florida Farm Bureau will provide scholarships in the amount of $500 – $2,000 annually. The application deadline is Sunday, July 1. Scholarship applications are evaluated on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and professional potential. Recipients are selected in August and scholarships are awarded to the post-secondary institution in the…

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JMPHS Beta Club advances to Nationals

Story Submitted Eleven James Madison Preparatory High School (JMPHS) Beta Club members attended a Leadership Summit, at Jekyll Island, Ga., on Thursday March 29 and Friday, March 30. This was JMPHS’ third year attending the Summit, and they always look forward to the competition and the downtime the club members spend exploring the beach and other sites at Jekyll. The Beta Club competed in two competitions: Rapid Response and Think Outside the Box. The Rapid Response team was made up of Payton Davis, Jade Greene, Makayla Thomas, Leah Androski, Jeremy…

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Madison Creative Arts students attend state science fair

Mickey Starling: Greene Publishing, Inc. Five students from Madison Creative Arts Academy (MCAA) attended the 63rd State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida (SSEFF) on Tuesday, March 27 through Thursday, March 29, in Lakeland. Eighth graders: Bailey Hackle and Abby Ratliff and seventh graders: Carolann Lancaster, Allie Wilkerson and Caroline Wynn, participated in the fair, accompanied by Leslie McLeod, the science instructor. This year’s SSEFF was host to over 900 students who were top winners in the 37 regional science fairs held in Florida. The yearly fair hopes to encourage…

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