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Florida's Teacher of the Year, Dr. Dakeyan Graham, awards an $8,000 Florida Prepaid Scholarship to King High School student, Bianca Mateo.

Florida's Teacher of the Year awards student with $8,000 scholarship

December 13, 2019 - Student Success

This King High School Senior was surprised with an $8,000 Florida Prepaid Scholarship last night during her band concert.

She was presented the award by her band teacher, and Florida Teacher of the Year, Dr. Dakeyan Graham.

As part of his prize for winning Teacher of the Year, Dr. Graham was given the responsibility of choosing one of his students for the scholarship.

He says Bianca is incredibly deserving.

“It is just such an incredible opportunity to be able to bless her and to further the importance of education and present her with an opportunity to further her education and get closer to reaching her goals and desires.”

Bianca wants to go to the University of Florida and study biochemistry.

 

Watch the check presentation here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/bconssob99a8ypc/AABnqQPp1sIAxgeRP-Iv89BJa?dl=0&preview=Dre+Scholarship+Short.mp4