Dr. Pope Duncan, 1967 commencement speaker, congratulates
Mary Elizabeth White and Darvin Boothe for graduating with honors.
Florida. For 29 years Darvin was principal of
Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs,
Florida, after first serving as a teacher, coach, and
assistant principal. Later he became a district
office administrator, labor negotiator, state
lobbyist and executive director of an educational
administrative association. He received numerous
awards and honors and was recognized in
Washington, D.C. as Florida High School Principal
of the Year. He attributes his success to his
parents’ belief and encouragement of his efforts
Darvin Boothe emphasizes, “NFJC changed the
trajectory of my life and the lives of my children.
I hope the Boothe Family Scholarship will do the
same for other deserving students.”
The Boothe Family Scholarship is awarded
in the Fall and Spring semesters at NFC. To be
eligible, students must be a resident of NFC's
six-county service area, be a graduate of a public
high school, be the first member of their family
to attend post-secondary education and have a
minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference is given to students
seeking their A.A. or A.S. degree; may be enrolled
part-time or full-time.
For more information about The Boothe Family
Scholarships and other scholarships available
through the NFC Foundation, call 850-973-9414 or
SENTINELS STAND TOGETHER
The North Florida College Foundation is proud
to have employees and members of its Board of
Directors that are NFC alumni. Interestingly,
the staff and board members currently represent the
college from its beginnings to current day.
Pictured, left to right, with their original college
diplomas are NFC Scholarships Coordinator
Annabelle Scott, a 2017 graduate of then North Florida
Community College; Foundation Board Member Elesta
Pritchett, a 1963 graduate of Suwannee River Junior
College (merged with NFC in 1966) and former NFC
District Board of Trustees member; and Director of
Resource Development Judy Lundell who graduated
from then North Florida Junior College in 1982. The
college officially changed its name to North Florida
College in 2019.
The NFC Foundation looks forward to helping the
next generation of NFC graduates. We are here to help!
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