For some underrepresented students, financing a college education might seem far fetched. A scholarship program at the University of Florida has been helping students who can’t afford college to do just that. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, the Florida Opportunity Scholarship program is getting the assistance it needs to continue its goals of supporting less fortunate students.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPOpportunityScholarship.mp3]
A Buchholz High School senior was selected to compete for a prestigious national science award. Sidhika Balachandar is one of the top forty finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nations’ oldest and perhaps most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.