UWF student recognized by Gov. Scott with Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award

Alex Hill / Source: Governor's Office

During a meeting of the Florida Cabinet on Wednesday Governor Scott recognized UWF student Alex Hill with the Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award.

Hill is an Army Veteran who served in Afghanistan and Africa. Hill started Florida Coconuts to provide Florida's visitors with fresh coconut water.

The company now sells coconuts all along the Gulf Beaches.

"Young entrepeneurs like Alex have helped propel our economy with more than 1.5 million jobs created since December 2010," said Governor Scott.

"As a student and veteran, I am tremendously grateful for the opportunities that I have to be successful," said Hill.

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