Honors News

Seminole State President Dr. Georgia L. Lorenz, left, and Student Government Association President of the Altamonte Springs Campus Yesmene Chikha. Chikha presented the student challenge during the College’s May 2 commencement at the Addition Financial Arena at University of Central Florida.
Seminole State College student Yesmene Chikha has been named a winner of the Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, one of the nation’s most prestigious and lucrative scholarships.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation logo
Two honors students at Seminole State College of Florida were named winners of one of the nation’s most prestigious and lucrative scholarships.
Megan Anderson smiles at the camera. Her hair is up and she is wearing a light colored button up
Seminole State College of Florida student Megan Anderson’s passion for her community is being recognized. Anderson was among the 290 students across the nation to be selected as a 2020 Newman Civic Fellow.
Alys Averette working in a NASA lab wearing a white lab coat and holding a bottle full of liquid.
Two Grindle Honors Institute students have had exceptional success as they begin their journey into their respective STEM fields. Emily Gearhart and Alys Averette both pursued their love of science to great success this year.
An image of Seminole State College Alum Isa Adney.
Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Isa Adney is a published author whose stories inspire readers to keep moving toward their dreams.
Seminole State College's Alumna Juliana Rodriguez Bohorquez
After earning the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke transfer scholarship in 2015, Juliana Rodriguez Bohorquez is now working her way through Howard University medical school towards her dream.

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