Ava Parker was gleaming Wednesday when she spoke about Florida Polytech as she was either encouraged by a report earlier this week about the applications coming in or just plain excited about the campus seemingly to move smoothly toward its planned opening in August.
At a board meeting on Tuesday in Orlando, it was reported that 300 students have been accepted of the 500 it plans to have when the first semester starts in August. Wednesday, Parker said it was 319. And so far more than 1,800 have applied. When Board of Trustees member Don Wilson introduced Parker, the school’s chief operating officer, at the Bartow Rotary meeting Tuesday, he said his original fears are evaporating.
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