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Criminology Student Chosen as Participant for the FSU Summer Law Undergraduate Program

Jordan Potts of the University of South Florida was chosen as participant for the 2014 Summer for Undergraduates Program hosted by the Florida State University College of Law.  Jordan is one of 60 students from throughout the United States to be selected for the program. Through this all expenses paid program, Jordan will spend four weeks in Tallahassee engaging in activities covering three primary areas; classroom experience, law school admissions process and careers in law.

Jordan is a student in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences; a junior majoring in Criminology, and working towards a career as a criminal lawyer. After graduation, he plans to pursue a Jurist Doctorate at a law school in Florida.  He is a member of Golden Key International Honour Society and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  He aspires to give underrepresented and underserved populations fair representation in the court of law. 

The Office of National Scholarships identifies, recruits and mentors high achieving students to apply for national merit scholarships across all disciplines. The scholarships and fellowships are for creative, motivated and academically strong students who are leaders in and out of the classroom. 

Since 1992, the Florida State University College of Law has hosted its award-winning Summer for Undergraduates Program, which brings to campus undergraduate students from throughout the country for a month-long immersion into legal study. The largest and oldest of its kind, the primary goals of the Program is to acquaint students with the study of law and assist them in acquiring skills that will benefit their undergraduate and future law school studies.