New College of Florida student, Michael Long, is one of 62 students in the country to earn the 2013 Truman Scholarship, which is awarded to college juniors with leadership potential, who are committed to a career in public service.
Long is a New College of Florida junior and Sarasota native, and he is the first New College student to receive a Truman Scholarship and the only Florida student to receive the scholarship this year.
Each recipient is awarded up to $30,000 for graduate study and priority admission and supplemental financial aid at certain graduate institutions. They also receive leadership training, career and graduate school counseling and a 10-week internship in Washington, D.C.
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26 Mini Yoga Retreat
28 Scrub Jay Jr. Ranger Camp - Bugs! Week 7
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4 Meet the Sky
5 Volunteer Connect Meeting
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Heron East Assisted Living Facility held its second annual “Senior Prom” last month.
Sarasota nonprofits the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County and Big Brothers Big Sisters are hosting donation drives. The Boys and Girls Club’s drive runs from July 21 through Aug. 2 and is accepting clothing, shoes, books and small household items for Goodwill Manasota.
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.