Orange County

Central Florida students awarded college scholarships from Florida Puerto Rican Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. — Some Central Florida students now have help paying for college.

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Seven Puerto Rican high school and college students received $2,000 scholarships Friday from Florida Puerto Rican Parade Inc.


Florida Puerto Rican Parade partnered with the Roberto Clemente Foundation and Bank of America to deliver the scholarships.

The scholarship recipients were Alex Cruz Torres, Arlyned Delgado, Kiara Sheffield, Mikael Vargas, Joel Figueroa, Gabriel Figueroa and Alexeya Yrigoyen.

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The money was given to them in the form of a $2,000 gift card.

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