Florida A&M along with The Florida Lottery honored their Bright Future scholarship recipients today with an ice cream social at the FAMU Set. Student came out to get a free t-shirt, along with ice cream and a bottle of water. In attendance of the event was Secretary Cynthia O'Connell and FAMU Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Rodner Wright. The Bright Futures Scholarship was founded in 1997 and is funded primarily by the Florida Lottery. Since it's beginning the Bright Futures scholarship has contributed more than $3.9 Billion to send more than 600,000 students to college. Like one FAMU student she is thankful for the honor. "Well the Florida Bright Futures scholarship is a great opportunity um for me and the students at FAMU. It's helped with tuition, it's help with reduce student loans even not even have to take out a loan at all. It's a great opportunity and just thank you to the Florida Lottery for just providing it for me," says the FAMU Pharmacy Student Kethura Pullins.
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