Pictured from left to right: Dan Snyder, West Nassau High School Principal, Natasha Drake, Nassau County School District Director of Secondary Education, Dr. John Avendano, FSCJ President, Alexandria Patti, Scholarship Recipient, Michael Bell, FSCJ District Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Kathy Burns, Nassau County School District Superintendent, Lissa Braddock, Nassau County School District Board Member – District 5, Heather Eddy, West Nassau High School Counselor
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) presented a $1,000 scholarship to West Nassau High School Student Alexandria Patti on May 15. She was selected as the scholarship recipient after attending the College’s first-ever Nassau Takeover Day in April.
Representatives from Nassau County School District (NCSD), FSCJ and West Nassau High School were in attendance for the presentation. Attendees included NCSD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Burns, NCSD Board Member Lissa Braddock, NCSD Director of Secondary Education Natasha Drake, West Nassau High School Principal Dan Snyder and School Counselor Heather Eddy. FSCJ President John Avendano, Ph.D. and District Board of Trustees Chair Michael Bell were also there to celebrate the award.
Following her high school graduation, Alexandria plans to enroll in FSCJ’s Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree program this fall and work toward her goal of becoming a teacher.
Known as “the community’s college,” Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) exists to provide equitable, high quality, success-driven learning experiences for our diverse community of students. Serving more than 40,000 students and awarding close to 6,400 degrees and certificates on an annual basis, the College plays a significant role in supplying the region’s employers with a highly skilled, educated workforce.
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