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