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Magazine seeking student of year

Published Oct. 18, 2005

Florida Leader magazine is looking for the 1991 Florida College Student of the Year. Students who apply will have a chance to split more than $30,000 in scholarships and prizes. There will be 20 winners. To be eligible, students must support themselves through college, make excellent grades and be active in school and community. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 1 and may not be sent by express mail.

Winners will be announced at an April 1991 news conference and reception at the state Capitol.

For application information, send a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope to Florida College Student of the Year contest, c/o Florida Leader magazine, P.O. Box 14081, Gainesville 32604-2081. For information about the contest or eligibility requirements, please call (904) 373-6907.

Florida Leader, an 8-year-old publication, is a free news magazine read by students at 45 colleges throughout Florida. The magazine recently won a national first prize for editorial excellence among college magazines.

Scholarships and prizes have been provided by the First Union National Bank of Florida, Winn Dixie, Apple, Zenith, the Door Store, Busch Gardens and others.