For the past 21 years, the Florida Prepaid College Foundation has been a proud sponsor of the Governor’s Annual Black History Month Essay Contest. First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Black History Month Essay Contest is open to all students in grades 4-12 in Florida. The essay contest honors the historic contributions and accomplishments of African-American leaders, educators, and public figures from Florida. More than fifty Florida Prepaid College Plan Scholarships have been awarded as part of this program.
Congratulations to the 2023 Black History Month Essay Contest winners! Each winning student received a 2-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship from the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.
Essay Contest winners:
- Elementary School Category: Taige Leathers and Katherin Valdes Torres
- Middle School Category: Adriana Singleton and Adrian Arias
- High School Category: Chanel Victorin and Elyanah Gibson