Flagler Sportfishing Club & CCA Florida STAR Present $5,000 Scholarship
The Floridant/10092010

PALM COAST, Fla. - Floridant -- The Flagler Sportfishing Club is pleased to announce that 8-year-old Luke Thomas is the winner of a $5,000 scholarship. Luke attends third grade at Old Kings Elementary School in Flagler Beach.

Luke won the Flagler County Youth Scholarship Division in the 6th annual CCA Florida STAR (http://www.ccaflstar.com/), presented by Yamaha, competition that kicked off on Memorial Day weekend.  The 108-day event offers over $500,000 in prizes, with $100,000 of this being in Youth Scholarships. Anglers of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to win prizes such as a brand-new truck or boat, motor and trailer packages, scholarships and more.

"I had a lot of fun fishing with my mom," said Luke. "I'm pretty sure I caught more fish than her," Luke added. "It's a wonderful opportunity for these kids to win a scholarship, and the best part for me was spending quality time with Luke," added Luke's mom Deb Thomas.

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CCA Florida STAR is the state's leading organization dedicated to marine fisheries conservation, education and advocacy. The STAR Youth Scholarship Division presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, offers $100,000 in scholarships: two $25,000 scholarships presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors and Realtree Fishing and ten $5,000 scholarships. This year, the Flagler Sportfishing Club (http://www.flaglersportfishingclub.com/) joined Coastal Conservation Association Florida, Beall's Stores Inc., Talk of The Town Restaurants, Southeast Environmental Solutions, Florida Sports Coast, Tailin Toads Apparel and the Plantation Inn Crystal River as a $5,000 presenter.

For more information about the club, visit them online at https://flaglersportfishing.com/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/flaglerflorida/.

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Source: Flagler Sportfishing Club
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