Polk State Honors Program Awards Scholarships

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

Eighteen Polk State College students have met the rigorous academic requirements to receive Polk State College Honors Program scholarships.

To receive a Polk State Honors Program scholarship, students must be a member of the program, have a minimum 3.5 college GPA or 3.7 high school GPA, and complete an essay.

The scholarships are worth $700 toward tuition and fees.

Students receiving the scholarship include:

Brandon Achan, Kissimmee

Phillip Bielefeld, Haines City

Jessica Brown, Lakeland

Julie Burks, Bartow

Jennifer Diaz, Lakeland

Samantha Dimsdale, Winter Haven

Ladonna Grant, Lakeland

Brandi Hoffman, Lakeland

Chelsea Jimison, Lakeland

Chris Link, Davenport

Pablo Montanez, Lakeland

Rachel Prestage, Polk City

Marimar Rios, Winter Haven

Daniel Roper, Bartow

Carolyn Savage, Auburndale

Cynthia Strickland, Winter Haven

Samona Weller, Lakeland

Jarrett Whitehead, Lakeland

The Polk State Honors Program offers smaller, more rigorous classes, field trips, priority registration, and numerous scholarship opportunities. To qualify for the program, students must meet certain GPA requirements and score highly on tests such as the ACT or SAT.