|Criticism grows as Bright Futures standards rise|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
ST. PETERSBURG — Alexia Boulet, a 17-year-old senior at Boca Ciega High School, has maintained stellar grades while holding spots on the cheerleading squad, soccer team, cross-country team and ROTC program, but her ACT scores put her just shy of Bright Futures Scholarship requirements.
“I was a bit disappointed, but me and my friends were like, ‘Forget it, there’s no way,’” said Boulet, who was accepted into USF St. Petersburg. “We can keep our grades up and get our volunteer hours in, but it doesn’t seem fair that they keep making the scores higher.”
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