The Florida Lottery has achieved a remarkable milestone, surpassing the $45 billion mark in contributions to education. This incredible achievement solidifies the Lottery's role as a cornerstone of educational empowerment for students across the Sunshine State.
A Milestone of Educational Empowerment
John F. Davis, Secretary of the Florida Lottery, expresses immense pride in the agency's profound impact on education. He emphasizes, "We are immensely proud of the vital role we play in enhancing educational experiences for students throughout Florida.
The $45 billion milestone reflects our ongoing dedication to creating brighter futures for every student in Florida.
A Statewide Impact
The positive influence of these Lottery revenues extends far and wide, reaching communities across Florida at every education level. From K-12 programs to state colleges and universities, and even in the renowned Bright Futures Scholarship Program, the Lottery's contributions are making a difference.
Bright Futures Scholarship Program: Enabling Dreams
One of the most outstanding contributions is to the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. Since 1997, the Florida Lottery has directed more than $8 billion to fund this program, which has played a pivotal role in enabling over 983,000 students to pursue their dreams of a college education.
The Bright Futures Scholarship Program isn't just about financing education; it's about investing in the future of Florida's students. It opens doors, removes financial barriers, and empowers young minds to strive for excellence. Countless students have had the opportunity to access higher education and embark on promising careers.
The Ongoing Commitment
The Florida Lottery's commitment to education doesn't end with this monumental achievement. It's a journey that continues, with the agency's focus firmly set on creating opportunities for Florida's students. As the Lottery looks to the future, its dedication to education remains unwavering.
A Legacy of Empowering Dreams
The Florida Lottery's achievement of contributing over $45 billion to education is more than a number. It represents a legacy of empowering dreams and making education accessible to all. As it continues its mission to support education in the Sunshine State, the Florida Lottery is a shining example of how the power of a community can create opportunities and open doors to a brighter future.