Students excel: Good news in Ocala/Marion County for Jan. 23, 2022

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Area students excel in higher education

University graduate

Hetu Patel, Ocala, Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with Highest Honors, Georgia Institute of Technology

President’s List

Gladys Lupu, Ocala, University of Alabama

Packed house: In less than a decade, 97% of land in Ocala/Marion County Commerce Park is sold

'It won't be developed': Jim Gissy will conserve newly purchased 1,300 acres in SW Marion

Retail vendors, restaurants, food trucks: New Ocala Mall will be housed in old Ocala Kmart

Dean’s List

Hunter Hughes, Ocala, Grove City College

Diego Lavieri-Sosa, Ocala, Mercer University

Dishon Ballard, Ocala, University of Alabama

Catherine Bedore, Ocala, University of Alabama

Kristin Stockton, Ocala, University of Alabama

Cassidy Bowlin, Candler, Missouri State University

Lauren Reimsnyder, Belleview, Bethel University

Spencer Kyle Truman, Ocala, Iowa State University

Honor Roll List

Carrie Combs, Ocala, Mercy College of Ohio

Dunnellon H.S. student wins AFJROTC scholarship

Joshua Lathrop, a cadet lieutenant colonel in Air Force Junior ROTC at Dunnellon High School, has received the J-100 AFJROTC Character-in-Leadership Scholarship to attend an accredited university of his choice, according to an email from Lt. Col. Dwayne Gray, JROTC instructor for Dunnellon High.

Joshua Lathrop, a cadet lieutenant colonel in Air Force Junior ROTC at Dunnellon High School, has received the J-100 AFJROTC Character-in-Leadership Scholarship to attend an accredited university of his choice.
Joshua Lathrop, a cadet lieutenant colonel in Air Force Junior ROTC at Dunnellon High School, has received the J-100 AFJROTC Character-in-Leadership Scholarship to attend an accredited university of his choice.

The scholarship identifies 100 stellar high school senior cadets for their character and leadership that is embodied in AFJROTC. It affords them the opportunity to compete for an invaluable commission as a United States Air Force or Space Force officer, the email said.

The scholarship includes four years of 100% paid tuition, in addition to university-owned/on-campus housing fees, a book stipend and the standard AFROTC cadet stipend of $300 to $500 a month.

The scholarship is valued at approximately $250,000.

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