High school seniors can apply by Friday for two scholarships from the Orlando Magic.
One scholarship is for $10,000 for any Florida university. The other is for $20,000 for a minority to attend the University of Central Florida.
The scholarships require a minimum 1,010 SAT score, financial need, a grade point average of 3.0, a letter of recommendation and a 500-word essay on how the student would solve a major societal issue.
Download an application from Orlandomagic.com (click on scholarships under community) and turn it in to your guidance department.
Students join engineering group
Students in the Academy of Aeronautics & Astronautics, a magnet at Middleton High School, were recently admitted into the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a professional engineering association.
The 24-member group is now one of three active high school branches in the country and 170 college branches worldwide.
Students will have access to seminars, design competitions and scholarships.
Elisabeth Dyer, Times staff writer