TBO Database Education Tribune Honor Roll 2013
Tribune scholars 2013
Each year, The Tampa Tribune invites Hillsborough County's top public and private high school seniors to compete for the R.F. "Red" Pittman Scholarship, named for the newspaper's former publisher. Here are this year's four winners - each will receive $1,250 - plus profiles and essays from all the entrants, representing the top 3 percent of their school class by grade point average.
College Plans: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to study biomedical science and public health and become a doctor
Advice to other students: "Definitely don't procrastinate. You will, but try to do the least amount of procrastinating."
College Plans: University of Florida with plans to become a pediatrician
Advice to other students: "Be strong, keep strong. Keep your objective in mind and never forget where you came from."
College Plans:University of Florida with plans to major in medicine, minor in sustainability studies and become a doctor.
Advice to other students: "Don't procrastinate. Always put your best effort in. Always be working toward your goals."
College Plans: Undecided, goal of becoming an international lawyer
Advice to other students: "Don't let the work get to you. If it seems overwhelming, take it one task at a time and you'll get through it."