In order to be considered for the Chancellor's Clark Maxwell Scholar Student of the Month award, students must be nominated by the Florida College System institution they attend. Nominators must complete and submit the Chancellor's Clark Maxwell Scholar Student of the Month Nomination Form (Word, 771KB) to Nominations may be submitted at any time by college staff, administrators or faculty members.

February 2017


Ania Bang

Ania Bang has been selected as the Chancellor's Clark Maxwell Scholar Student of the Month. 

Ania is a student at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) studying in their rigorous and competitive Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program. Over 100 applicants vie for a prized spot in the program with only 30 slots available a year. Ania applied as the academically top-ranking student. 

She continues to excel in her studies and is currently tied for first in her class. She also aims to help her peers succeed. The Instructional Program Manager, Dr. Sean McClafferty, claims she goes "above and beyond" during study groups. 

Also an active member in the community, Ania has one of the highest amounts of volunteer hours at FSCJ's newly-opened pro bono clinic. She is a leader in her Service Learning and Community Outreach programs throughout Jacksonville and St. Augustine, as well as among her classmates at FSCJ. 

January 2017


Brenda Killings

Brenda Killings has been selected as the January 2017 Chancellor's Clark Maxwell Scholar Student of the Month

Ms. Killings graduated as a Registered Nurse last semester and is pursing a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing at Chipola College. While working full time supporting three children and a disabled husband she's an inspiration to others in her community. Despite numerous hardships that could have altered her high education goals, she continues to work tirelessly to pursue a better lifestyle for her herself and her family.

"Chipola College doesn't see race, color or age of a student," stated Killings. "They are colorblind to everything but helping you succeed in school. The College has helped me every step even when I was ready to give up, they never gave up on me. 

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