Seminole State College of Florida alumna Monica Spear, a former Miss Venezuela, was shot and killed in Venezuela, police told media Tuesday.
Spear, who won the Miss Venezuela crown in 2004, and her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry, a travel company boss from London, according to reports, both were killed and are believed to be the victims of an attempted robbery or kidnapping.
Spear started in the College's English Language Studies program in 2001 and received her Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree with honors in May 2003. She transferred to the University of Central Florida, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
Low tuition, high graduation rates and low debt at graduation have earned the Florida College System (FCS) the ranking as best in the nation for higher education in the latest U.S. News and World Report higher education rankings.Read More »
Scholarships for Summer Term 2017 are available for qualified students through the Foundation for Seminole State College. The deadline for students to apply is March 31.Read More »
The Seminole State College of Florida nursing program has been ranked as the best in the nation by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.Read More »