(BPRW) 10 LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES JUST RECEIVED A SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME THANKS TO FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY
(Black PR Wire) On June 18, 2022, 10 students were surprised with large checks, hats and varsity attire inside the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science.
These 10 students received a total of two hundred thousand dollars to help support their undergraduate studies. Each received this scholarship for their involvement in the Southeast Consortium for Minorities in Engineeringalso known as SECME (SECK-mee).
This scholarship program is part of FLP’s commitment to stemming education and supporting our next generation of leaders, thinkers, and innovators.
10 Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and parent company NextEra Energy announced the NextEra Energy Scholarship for Black SECME Studentswhich is a merit award of up to $20,000 for high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire 2021-2022 academic year coming.
About Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Company is the largest energy company in the United States, measured by retail electricity generated and sold, serving more than 5.1 million customer accounts or approximately 10 million people in the state of Florida. The typical bill for 1,000 kWh FPL residential customers is approximately 30% lower than the latest national average and among the lowest in the United States. FPL’s service reliability is over 99.98%, and its fleet of energy-efficient power plants is one of the cleanest of them all. electricity companies nationwide. The company was recognized in 2019 as one of America’s Most Reliable Electric Utilities by Escalent for the sixth consecutive year. A leading employer in Florida with approximately 8,900 employees, FPL is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), based in Juno Beach, Fla., a clean energy company widely recognized for its efforts in sustainability, ethics, and diversity, and was ranked #1 in the electric and gas utility industry on Fortune’s 2020 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” NextEra Energy is also the parent company of Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 470,000 customers in eight counties in northwest Florida, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is the largest producer world of renewable energy from wind and sun and world leader in battery storage. For more information about the NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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