Lizbeth in the News
“High school juniors: Pay attention!
A new Florida law offers high school grads who scored high enough on PSATs to win a National Merit Scholarship a free ride at a state university — tuition, room and board, books, fees, transportation and health insurance. An equivalent amount also will be available for students who attend independent four-year universities in the state.
The incentive program, which took effect July 1, is meant to encourage top Florida students to stay in the state, said Sen. Joe Negron, R-Palm City.
The provision, part of the Legislature’s education funding bill during the past session, was initiated by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers and formerly of Palm Beach County, said Negron, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee.”
Read the full article at The Palm Beach Post