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Coke Florida donated laptops to five young men from Blake High School, Hillsborough High School, Middleton High School, and Spoto High School in an effort to support educational advancement.

Coke Florida is investing in local communities throughout the state and our students are benefiting

March 04, 2019 - Partners in Education

Coke Florida Celebrated Black History Month by investing back into our community. Coke Florida donated laptops to five young men from Blake High SchoolHillsborough High SchoolMiddleton High School, and Spoto High School in an effort to support educational advancement. This is thanks to a partnership created with Coke Florida, Men of Vision, Inc. and the Hillsborough Education Foundation.  Students had the chance to meet with executives from Coca-Cola, see headquarters and introduced themselves to presentation attendees. 

“As Florida’s local Coca-Cola bottler, we are committed to further developing the communities in which we do business,” said Troy Taylor, Coke Florida’s Chairman and CEO. “This includes helping equip students with the resources needed to be successful in their academic environments.”

Congratulations:

Howard Brookins (10th grader) - Hillsborough High School

Karrington Hickman (12th grader) - Spoto High School

Tyshawn Hatch (12th grader) - Middleton High School

Savon Watson (12th grader) - Blake High School

Pierre Alsint - Hillsborough High School Alumni who is currently in Tallahassee attending FAMU, majoring in Business & Communication.

“The young men listed above represent what Men of Vision stands for and Hillsborough County Schools. They are active at their schools, community, church and other organization and are true leaders,” said Ross Anderson, Men of Vision Founder and HCPS Community & Educational Advocate Liaison.

Thank you for Coke Florida for supporting education in our community and investing in our students!

 

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