Melbourne, Florida. — With a pilot license and a clear vision for a future career in aerospace engineering, Andi Trafficante will be coming to the Florida Institute of Technology in the fall as a 2021 Farmer Scholar, the university announced today.
Named after Phillip W. Farmer, former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of L3Harris Corp. and former Chairman of the Florida Institute of Technology Board of Directors. Peasant scholar The program is the university’s most prestigious economic award.
The program offers a four-year scholarship awarded annually to Florida-based high school graduates who are in the top 5% of their classes and who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and outstanding personality.
Traficante graduated from St Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, earned a 4.49 weighted GPA, was elected class president for freshmen, and has been co-captain of…