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Students in Jacksonville Make Donation to Boys & Girls Club

Florida Career College (FCC) hosted a social media contest in December as part of the #FCCcares community campaign, challenging classes at all FCC locations to see who could raise the most awareness for their local Boys and Girls Club. To win the contest, students in the class had to share a post on social media and generate the most likes and shares. Taking first place in the contest was the evening Medical Assistant Technician (MAT) class at the Jacksonville campus, taught by MAT instructor Jazmyne Campbell. They presented the winning $500 donation going to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida.

“I am so proud of the class for their efforts to win this donation for our local Boys & Girls Club, which does such amazing work for youth in our community,” Ms. Campbell said.

“Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida is very appreciative of our generous community partners, such as Florida Career College,” said Darby Stubberfield, Vice-President of Development at Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida. “It is only through their investment in the lives of young people that we can continue to create their great futures and ensure they graduate on time with a plan for their future.”

“FCC launched the Cares campaign in 2020 to give back to the local community while engaging students in the process. To date, we have contributed $6,500 to local nonprofits throughout the country, including the Boys & Girls Club. Congratulations to the MAT class in Jacksonville for winning this contest, and I look forward to the student enthusiasm for our next campaign,” said Dr. Fardad Fateri, IEC President and CEO.

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