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$64 million in scholarships earned by Lee County Class of 2019 students

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 10:58:01-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- More than three quarters of high school graduates in Lee County this year have chosen to further their education, and have earned more than $64 million in scholarships to help pay for those educations.

According to the Lee County School District, those scholarships will help students attending colleges, universities, and technical centers across the United States.

Of the 5408 Class of 2019 graduates who provided information on their post-graduation plans, here's where they are headed:

Attend a four-year college or university: 1,986

Attend a two-year community/state college: 1,580

Attend a technical college/school: 639

Enter the workforce directly: 326

Enter the U.S. Armed Forces: 264

Uncertain of future plans at this time: 372

Other: 241