Student Spotlight

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Eric Scott

Eric Scott

Put together a beach-loving, piano-playing nurse committed to his career and you have Eric Scott.  The first two are off-duty pursuits, the third is his passion.  Nursing is a demanding, high-stress job, but when you love what you do, those negatives fade into the distance.  Eric just happens to love what he does ....


Ronell Donahoo

Ronnell Donahoo

Ronnell Donahoo is a young man with a plan. Having the future mapped out is rare among college sophomores, but that’s Ronnell.  The 2015 graduate of Okaloosa On-Line Virtual School knows exactly what he wants to do and where he wants to go to learn how to do it ....


Jermaine Scott  

Jermaine Scott

With a degree in Criminal Justice peeking around the corner, Jermaine Scott doesn’t give grass an opportunity to grow under his feet.  The husband, father of four boys ranging in age from 2½ to 15, Investigator with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, and NWF student leads a busy, busy life, but that’s how he’s made and it suits him just fine....

 Tawanda Brown 2016  

Tawanda Brown

Tawanda Brown’s career path has taken a zig here and a zag there, but she landed exactly where she belongs.  The wife and mother of four owns and operates a family child care center from her Crestview home.  In addition to everything else going on in her life, she ....



Cadey Moody

Cadey Moody

Cadey Moody remembers being in her “Management Philosophy and Practice” class this past summer when her professor, Dr. David Goetsch, told the class, “Management is planning, organizing, leading and controlling.” Moody recalls thinking, “Those are the four ....


Chris Bennett

He’s packed a lot of living in his 26 years - he’s seen a lot, done a lot and experienced a lot for one so young. Chris Bennett was born and raised in Niceville and attended elementary, middle school and high school in his home town. Dating as far back as the Civil War ....


Hayley Woods

Hayley Woods has faced some big obstacles in her young life, but she has faced them head on, climbed over them and has kept her eyes on the prize. Hayley’s prize is an RN degree from Northwest Florida State College.  The 2014 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School ....

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