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(Gainesville, FL) May 26, 2017 - Attorneys Jeffrey and Carey Meldon of Meldon Law, in partnership with WCJB-TV20 News, hosted the 20th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet. The event was held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 7:30 P.M. at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center in Gainesville.


Jeffrey Meldon has sponsored the Scholar Athlete program since 1997. Every week of the school year a high school senior in the North Central Florida area who holds a minimum 3.0 GPA and is a major contributor to their high school sport is chosen as the Scholar Athlete of the Week and given a $100 scholarship and a plaque.


“The Scholar Athlete program is my favorite contribution back to the community, I am so proud of all of our wonderful Scholar Athletes- Our country’s future leaders.” adds Jeffrey Meldon.


At the end of the school year, a banquet is held for all the winners and their families where one male and one female Scholar Athlete of the Week are chosen as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The winners receive a $1,000 scholarship and a trophy commemorating their achievement. Starting in 2003 Meldon Law teamed up with WCJB-TV20 to promote the event widely on TV20.


Founded in 1971 by Attorney Jeffrey Meldon as a regional law firm and later joined by his son, Carey Meldon, Meldon Law serves the heart of North Central Florida, focusing its practice on Personal Injury and Criminal Defense representation. With over 40 years of legal practice in the North Central Florida community, Meldon Law is comprised of a team of experienced personal injury attorneys, trial lawyers, negotiators, litigators, paralegals, and support staff that proudly work to get accident victims the justice they deserve throughout North Central Florida.




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