Class XVII

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    Makira Burns

    Florida A&M University

    Makira Burns, 20, of Orlando, is a junior at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She is a Thurgood Marshall scholar studying Political Science. She is placed at the Florida Department of Transportation.

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    Julia Canady

    University of Florida

    Julia Canady, 22, of Lakeland, is a graduate student at Florida State University receiving her Juris Masters. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education and Communication from the University of Florida. Julia is placed at the Executive Office of the Governor – Office of Policy and Budget

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    Shannon Duncanson

    Florida State University College of Law

    Shannon Duncanson, 25, of Tallahassee, is a third year Juris Doctor candidate at Florida State University College of Law. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from Clemson University. She is placed at the Agency for Health Care Administration.

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    Courtney Francis

    Florida State University

    Courtney B. Francis, 27, of Columbia, South Carolina, is a doctoral student at Florida State University receiving her Ph.D. in Higher Education with a focus on Public Policy. She holds a master’s degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Arizona State University and bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Speech & Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona. She is placed at the Department of Children and Families.

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    Alberto Garcia Marrero

    Florida State University College of Law

    Alberto Garcia-Marrero, 23, of Miami, is a second year Juris Doctor candidate at Florida State University College of Law. He holds both his master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. Alberto is placed at the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

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    Andrew-Paul Griffis

    University of South Florida

    Andrew-Paul “AP” Griffis, 21, of Raiford, is a senior at the University of South Florida. He is studying Economics and Political Science. He is placed at the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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    Zenani Johnson

    Florida State University

    Zenani D. Johnson, 23, of Tallahassee, is a graduate student at Florida State University receiving her master’s degree in Public Administration. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of West Florida where she served as Student Body President, part of the Board of Trustees, and student representative on the Florida Board of Governors. She is placed at the Florida Lottery.

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    Zachary Loyed

    Florida State University College of Law

    Zachary Loyed, 24, of Dothan, Alabama, is a second year Juris Doctor candidate at Florida State University College of Law. He holds his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Auburn University. He is placed at the Executive Office of the Governor.

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    Stephen Marante

    Florida State University

    Stephen Marante, 21, of Parkland, is a graduate student at Florida State University receiving his master’s in Applied American Politics and Policy. He holds his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida State University. He is placed at the Florida Department of Insurance Regulation.

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    Elizabeth Pearce

    Florida State University College of Law

    Elizabeth Pearce, 24, of Tampa, is a third year Juris Doctor candidate at Florida State University College of Law. She holds bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Florida. She is placed at the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

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    Benjamin Robinson

    Florida State University College of Law

    Benjamin Robinson, 27, of Tallahassee, is a dual-degree student at Florida State University where he is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at Florida State University College of Law and a master’s in Business Administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Charleston Southern University. He is placed at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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    Shaina Ruth

    Florida State University College of Law

    Shaina Ruth, 24, of Jacksonville, is a dual-degree student at Florida State University where she is pursuing her Juris Doctorate at Florida State University College of Law and a master’s in Applied American Politics and Policy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. She is placed at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.