Caleigh Balestra, a recent graduate of the Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Honors Program, was named a 2020 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar by Phi Theta Kappa and the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. In honor of her selection, she will receive a $1,000 scholarship and commemorative medallion.
She and other Phi Theta Kappa students were celebrated at the Phi Theta Kappa All-USA Academic Team Awards Ceremony in St. Petersburg on Friday, March 6, 2020.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver, and 50 Bronze Scholars with nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Selection as a Coca-Cola Bronze Scholar is based on scores earned in the All-USA Academic Team competition, for which more than 2,000 applications were received this year. This program is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and is administered by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
About Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 nations, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at ptk.org.