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Student awarded $6,000 Orlando Magic scholarship

From left: Dana Liang; Magic Community Ambassador Bo Outlaw; Dana's mother, Maizhen Mai; Magic mascot STUFF; OMYF Administrator Stephanie Allen; and Tanya Fritz, success coach, Foundation Scholars Program.

In a surprise presentation at her high school on Wednesday, May 1, Seminole High School student Dana Liang was awarded a full scholarship to Seminole State College of Florida through the Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF).

Magic Community Ambassador Bo Outlaw, Magic mascot STUFF and the Magic’s scholarship committee traveled to Seminole High School to surprise Liang with news of her scholarship.  The scholarship is made possible through the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund.

Liang received a two-year scholarship for $6,000 and plans to study accounting at Seminole State.

The OMYF also awarded a scholarship to future Valencia College student Reina Ubiles. Students who receive the OMYF scholarships must be graduating seniors from Seminole, Orange or Osceola counties who plan to attend Seminole or Valencia in the fall.

For a video of the scholarship presentations and more information, visit the Orlando Magic’s official website.

About the Foundation for Seminole State College: The Foundation for Seminole State is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation dedicated to enhancing Seminole State College's programs and services through the development and management of private contributions, public grants and community partnerships. Members of the board of directors contribute their management and leadership skills without compensation to support these initiatives. For more information, visit the Foundation home page.

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