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DIGARC Higher Ed Technology Scholarship Awarded

LAKELAND, Fla.–DIGARC, the leader in higher education software, announced the recipient of its Higher Education Technology Scholarship.  The scholarship was awarded to Alonso Parker in partnership with Florida Polytechnic University.

Alonso Parker freshman at Florida PolyScholarship recipient Alonso Parker

Florida Polytechnic University selected Alonso for the scholarship based on outstanding records, academic honors, and his involvement in helping the community. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded for one year and may be renewed up to three years based on the student’s academic progress.

“We are proud to award this scholarship to such an extraordinary student who not only achieved the highest academic standards, but also has an interest in computer science,” said Richard Becker, Chief Executive Officer of DIGARC. “We congratulate Alonso and look forward to following his success and the great things he will accomplish.”

Alonso Parker is a freshman at Florida Polytechnic University, an institution dedicated entirely to STEM. He is also a Florida resident who attended high school in central Florida.

“I am thankful that DIGARC is supporting the community in such a personal way. I am excited to be a part of the STEM program at Florida Poly, so I can pursue my interest in computer science,” said Parker.

DIGARC established the scholarship program in partnership with Florida Polytechnic University Foundation to support students of diversity in central Florida who want to grow and succeed in the technology sector.

“DIGARC is a remarkable partner and supporter of Florida Polytechnic University, and the company’s ongoing efforts make a significant difference in the lives of many of our students,” said Kathy Bowman, Vice President of Advancement at Florida Polytechnic University and CEO of the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation. “This scholarship will take that support a step further, by providing essential financial support to talented students who are positioned to fuel the future of Florida.”

ABOUT DIGARC

DIGARC is a leading provider of higher education software technology and services, providing a unified platform that helps educators engage students through the power of Connected Curriculum™. Serving nearly 800 institutions of higher education, the DIGARC portfolio is designed to offer curriculum management, student scheduling, administrative schedule planning and student academic pathway exploration, enabling engagement between educators, administrators, and students. DIGARC is based in Central Florida, with offices in Orlando and Lakeland. For more information about DIGARC, visit www.digarc.com or call 866-328-9012.

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