Jana Lincoln wins SOAR Scholarship

Posted on: 10:52 am, June 8, 2012, by , updated on: 09:27am, June 12, 2012

Jana Lincoln is the final high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship.

Jana graduated from Durant High School and plans to attend the University of Central Florida in the fall.

During her high school career, Jana was very involved with dance both in school and in the community.  Jana was also the Valedictorian of her class.

After college Jana plans on pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.

Each winner receives a $500 scholarship to be used toward further education and training. 

To qualify, applicants submitted essay answers to questions geared at describing their S.O.A.R. characteristics, which are:

S – Strength
O – Optimism
A – Achievement
R – Resolve

The scholarships were awarded through a partnership between News 8 and The Sedona Group. 

The Sedona Group believes that supporting young adults in their education and training after high school is a key part of keeping our workforce and community competitive.