For Immediate Release
July 11, 2023
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(BPRW) FPL Awarded $160,000 to Eight Local College-Bound Students

As part of FPL’s commitment to STEM education, eight South Florida students have each received $20,000 toward their university studies

(Black PR Wire) Riviera Beach, FL - Eight recipients of the NextEra Energy Scholarship for Black Students in the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME) proudly hold up their $20,000 college scholarship check from Florida Power & Light Company inside of FPL’s Manatee Lagoon in Riviera Beach on July 8, 2023. The scholarship program recognizes students who were part of the SECME club in high school.

The scholarship winners are:

  • Abdul Joseph (Forest Hill Community High School, West Palm Beach)
  • Ashaki Allen (Blanche Ely High School, Sunrise)
  • Ashley Henry (Seminole Ridge Community High School, Westlake)
  • Janaysa A. Dorcin (American Senior High School, Hialeah)
  • Justin G. Walker (Blanche Ely High School, Port Saint Lucie)
  • Kayla R. Parsons (Atlantic Community High School, Lake Worth)
  • Randy O. Smith (Everglades High School, Miramar)
  • Samuel Dorcelus-Cetoute (Royal Palm Beach High School, Royal Palm Beach)


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