Six Palm Beach State students named to 2015 All-Florida Academic Team

Six Palm Beach State College students have been named to the 2015 All-Florida Academic Team for their academic achievement, leadership and service to the community.

Robert Bitgood of Boynton Beach, Carlos de Jesus of Lake Worth, Grant Lanham of Jupiter, John McMillan of North Palm Beach, Patricia Medina of Boca Raton and Trudi Waldbillig of Boca Raton were among 124 students from the Florida College System named to the team. They are all members of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. In addition, Bitgood, de Jesus, Lanham, McMillan and Medina are members of the Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College at Palm Beach State.

The students will be recognized at an awards ceremony on April 9 at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee.

These students were nominated by their respective colleges to the All-USA Academic Team competition sponsored by USA Today and the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. In addition, PTK also distinguishes the top 30 students of each class by selecting them to the All-Florida First Team based on ratings in competition throughout the state.

For more information about the All-Florida Academic Team, click HERE.

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