Honors News

Seminole State ties U.S. record as 4 students earn Jack Kent Cooke scholarships
(April 27, 2015)  Four Seminole State College of Florida honors students were surprised with one of the most prestigious transfer scholarships in the nation at the District Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, April 27. Read more.

Chemistry of Food course helps students overcome aversion to science
(Dec. 3, 2014)  Dr. Van Quach, a chemistry professor at Seminole State College of Florida, may not be able to cure an aversion to mushrooms, but he has created a course to help students acquire a taste for science. Read more.

Foundation celebrates $1.5 million in scholarships, support for 2013-14
(Aug. 25, 2014)   The Foundation for Seminole State College celebrated $1.5 million in scholarships and program support for the College and its students – including a record $670,000 in scholarships awarded directly to students – during its Celebration of Giving on Aug. 21. Read more.

Grindle Honors students leave mark through academics, service
(June 18, 2014)  From the Spring Term into the summer, students enrolled in the Grindle Honors Institute at Seminole State College of Florida are making an impression around Florida and nationwide through service, academic excellence and high achievement. Read more.

Student mom among those receiving new non-traditional scholarship
(May 12, 2014) On campus, Seminole State College of Florida honors student Melissa Cunningham takes a full course load, maintains a 4.0 GPA and is involved in a number of clubs and activities. Off campus, she works part time and also is the mother of 3-year-old Travis. Read more.

Honors student wins $30,000 JKC scholarship
(April  16, 2014)  Gabriella Nicholas, a student in the Grindle Honors Institute, is Seminole State's eighth winner of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship is considered the top prize awarded to transfer students, work up to $90,000  over three years.  Read more.

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