The Education Foundation of Sarasota County, in partnership with the Florida Prepaid College Foundation, has announced that Raeanna Michael has been named the class of 2020 recipient of the Shirley Ritchey Legacy Scholarship has been named. The scholarship provides for tuition, registration fees, and local fees for up to 60 lower-division semester credit hours at any of the 28 Florida public colleges. Michael is a graduate of Pine View School; she plans to attend Florida State University and double-major in actuarial science and statistics and minor in economics.
Additionally, three Class of 2021 students were selected for the In-Demand Careers Scholars Program, designed to develop a trained workforce with entrepreneurial skills to be competitive to enter high-demand career fields in Florida. They are Dea Hadziabdic, Jasmine Urzua-Alba and Myles Woodard.