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Pinellas School board candidate says he didn't realize he has no college degree



8794242.jpgPinellas County School Board candidate Corey Givens Jr. has been touting his fast-track education.

At 20, it seemed remarkable that this 2010 Lakewood High School graduate already had an associate's degree from St. Petersburg College and a bachelor's degree from Florida State University. His campaign material even noted he is pursuing a master's degree at the University of South Florida.

The problem is, according to officials at all three schools, none of that is accurate.  Click here to read the full story,

Also, see Givens' Tampa Bay Times candidate questionnaire below in the related content. Here are links to his candidate Facebook page (his bio has been altered at least two times today following Givens' conversations with the Times) and his candidate website.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:51pm]


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