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SOUTH TECH SCHOOLS: A PREMIER PROVIDER OF CAREER EDUCATION

SouthTech Schools, a recognized system of schools within Palm Beach County, is comprised of SouthTech Academy, an A-rated high school; SouthTech Preparatory Academy, a middle school; SouthTech Adult Education, and SouthTech Success Center, for students at risk of not graduating high school. SouthTech has served Palm Beach County for more than 40+ years with deep roots in its community and foundation laid on career and technical training.

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WHC STUDENTS ATTEND EVERGLADES COALITION CONFERENCE

Wilkes Honors College students, Owen Silvera, and Jillian Hanley received a scholarship to attend the 34th annual Everglades Coalition conference in Duck Key, Fla.  The awards were made possible by through the efforts of Cara Capp, a Wilkes Honors College Alumna. Capp serves on the Everglades Coalition Board of Directors where she established and grew the conference’s scholarship program. As a result of her efforts, 21 students from around the country were able to attend. Five of them were from Florida Atlantic University, including two Environmental Science masters students, an undergraduate from the Boca Raton campus, in addition to the two honors college students.

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GOV. SCOTT ANNOUNCES NEARLY $9 MILLION IN AWARDS FOR FLORIDA JOB GROWTH GRANT FUND PROJECTS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced five awards for nearly $9 million in funding from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, established by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature in 2017, provides $85 million for improving public infrastructure and enhancing workforce training in Florida. Since July, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has received more than 100 proposals requesting more than $620 million in funding. Today’s announcement reflects a total of more than $151 million in funding awarded to 50 communities across the state, including more than $42 million to 16 rural communities.

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