CLEARWATER, Fla — On Wednesday, dozens of students from across Pinellas County were awarded thousands of dollars in post-secondary scholarships during an event hosted by 10 Tampa Bay Sports Director Evan Closky.
According to Clearwater for Youth (CFY), the second annual "Breakfast at the Ballpark" allowed recipients of the Richard O. Jacobson Postsecondary Scholarship Program to meet their sponsors at an award ceremony located in the home of Phillies Spring Training, BayCare Ballpark.
CFY says more than $150,000 was awarded to 27 students. The organization says those awards included eight $10,000 college awards, 10 $5,000 college awards and six $3,500 trade awards.
The event took place at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9.