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Congratulations to the 2022 Sunshine State Scholars Nominees

Congratulations to these students for being nominated for the 2022 Sunshine State Scholars Program. The purpose of this program is to recognize students that are achieving excellence in STEM education, to assist students and their parents in preparing for post-secondary education pursuits, and to enrich student interest in continuing the path to STEM-related careers.

The nominees are:

  • Kajsa Thahira Carlsen - Port Charlotte High School

Kajsa with family photo


  • Austin "Gray" Lowder - Lemon Bay High School

Austin and family photo


  • Jennifer Deeble - Florida Southwest Collegiate

Jennifer with family photo


  • Brock Murphy - Charlotte Virtual School

Brock with family photo


  • Sylar Robbins - Charlotte High School. 

Skylar with family photo

The recipient Scholar was awarded to Skylar Robbins of Charlotte High School and the Alternate Scholar was awarded to Kajsa Thahira Carlsen of Port Charlotte High School.

Thank you to all who supported and encouraged these students over the years!