Benjamin Yue has been named the 2013 recipient of the Farmer Scholarship. A May graduate of the International Baccalaureate Program at Gateway High School in Kissimmee, Fla., he plans to become a computer engineering major at Florida Tech in the fall.
Yue maintained a 4.73 weighted GPA. He is founder and head coach of the Tennis For All Club, vice president of Best Buddies International (an organization that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities), and is captain of his school’s varsity tennis team. Yue is also a member of the ecology club, teen court, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and is the Fiesta Key Homeowner’s Association’s head of community service.
The Farmer Scholarship program provides a full four-year scholarship awarded annually to a Florida resident and high school graduate. Included in the scholarship are all tuition and university fees, a room in Harris Village’s Farmer Hall and the regular university meal plan.