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Flying Tigers to Participate in Florida State League Scholarship

May 1, 2017 - Florida State League (FSL) - Lakeland Flying Tigers News Release

Lakeland, FL - The Lakeland Flying Tigers will once again be participating in the Florida State League Scholarship Program. The Miami Marlins and Florida State League, for the eighteenth straight year, will fund the Florida State League Scholarship Program for the 2017 baseball season.

The scholarships, with a monetary value of $1,500 each, will be presented to a student employee, child or grandchild of an employee of Florida State League Teams. Selection will be based on grades, leadership capabilities, and job performance. A total of 216 scholarships have been awarded to qualified applicants since the inception of the program. The Miami Marlins provide a generous contribution to the scholarship program. The purpose of the program is to encourage and reward our school age applicants and to send a message that an education is the key to success in life.

More information on the Miami Marlins/Florida State League Scholarship Program will be provided on a regular basis. Please refer any questions to the Florida State League office (727) 724-6146. The Flying Tigers are a Class A Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. For more information please visit the Flying Tigers online at or call (863) 686-8075.

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