Two Highlands County high school students have each been selected to receive a $40,000 fellowship through a Leaders 4 Life program offered by Take Stock In Children. Both students were among 12 statewide finalists for the prestigious award.
Lake Placid High School student Lucero “Lucy” Torres and Avon Park High School’s Jovani Hernandez were both surprised with the news of their selection as winners Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Highlands County School Board offices. On hand for the celebration were family, friends, and key stakeholders.
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