SARASOTA - Scholarships were handed out Thursday by State Senator Nancy Detert as part in Dolphin Aviaition's scholarship awards ceremony.
Five well deserving students were each given $1,000 toward their higher education.
The recipients were:
- Breanna Barrett of Venice High School, who will be attending Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
- Brittany Detert of Venice High School, who will attend University of Florida
- Mekala Jones of Booker High School, who will attend Florida State University
- Tiana Smith of Southeast High School, who will attend Gulf Coast University
- Jessiah 'Jesse' Straw of Sarasota Military Academy, who will attend New York University