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Northwest Florida State College’s Collegiate High School Student, Sean Arbuckle, selected to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s 2023 Hites Transfer Scholarship

NICEVILLE, Fla.– Northwest Florida State College’s very own Collegiate High School Student, Sean Arbuckle, has been selected to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s 2023 Hites Transfer Scholarship. Arbuckle is one of only fifteen students to receive this scholarship and was up against more than 2,700 applicants. This is the Phi Theta Kappa Society’s most prestigious and largest scholarship offering… View Article

2023 Math Bowl Winners

Niceville, Fla. – Eight high school teams from the Northwest Florida region gathered at the Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) Niceville campus on March 3, 2023, to compete in the 35th annual Math Bowl. This year’s competition was sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI). The competing schools were divided into three… View Article

NWFSC Forensics Team Earns Awards at FCSAA and FIFA Tournaments

March 8, 2023 NICEVILLE, Fla. – The Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) Forensics Team recently competed in the Florida Intercollegiate Forensics Association (FIFA) Tournament at the University of West Florida and the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Tournament hosted virtually by Miami Dade College. The team’s performance earned multiple accolades at both tournaments at… View Article

NWFSC Coach Steve DeMeo Named to FCSAA Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Niceville, Fla. – The Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) announced that Steve DeMeo will be inducted in the Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2023. DeMeo is the head coach for the Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) Raiders men’s basketball team and will be recognized during this week’s… View Article

Ten NWFSC Students Named to the Phi Theta Kappa 2023 All-Florida Academic Team

The Florida College System announced that 10 Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) students are members of the 2023 All-Florida Academic Team. The students were selected by the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society and will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Friday, March 31, 2023, in Orlando, Florida. Students are nominated to the… View Article

Fall 2022 President’s List and Dean’s List

Northwest Florida State College has recognized the superior academic achievement of students who completed the Fall 2022 semester by naming them to the President’s List and Dean’s List. The President’s List includes students with nine or more credits in the semester who earned a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 in college-level courses. The Dean’s List… View Article

CHS Robotics Team Wins Local FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament

NICEVILLE, Fla.– The Radical Raiders robotics team at the Collegiate High School (CHS) at Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) placed first in the FIRST Tech Challenge’s FL AeroCoast League Tournament. The CHS Radical Raiders competed against eight teams from the panhandle area at Northwood Elementary School for a spot in the statewide competition. After spending hundreds of hours… View Article

Triumph Gulf Coast Awards $21 Million Grant for Expansion of Nursing Program at Northwest Florida State College

NICEVILLE, Fla.– The Triumph Gulf Coast board has awarded Northwest Florida State College $21,787,560 for its Nursing Program Expansion project. Triumph Gulf Coast is a competitive development fund in Northwest Florida that supports infrastructure needs and develops industry-driven workforce and education training programs. With the support from Triumph Gulf Coast, the College will be able to meet health care industry needs and expand the availability of… View Article

NWFSC Ranks Among Nation’s Most Affordable Nursing Programs

NICEVILLE, Fla.- Northwest Florida State College’s Nursing program has ranked among the nation’s most affordable online RN to BSN programs, according to ratings are determined by analyzing every college and university with online RN to BSN programs for per credit tuition numbers, mandatory credit minimums, hidden fees, one-off costs, and total estimated price. NWFSC… View Article