NFC Students Destiney Jackson and Allie Wilkerson Named to 2022 All-Florida Academic Team

MADISON, FL – North Florida College students Destiney Jackson and Allie Wilkerson have beenDestiney Jackson and Allie Wilkerson named to the 2022 All-Florida Academic Team. This prestigious designation recognizes student Phi Theta Kappa members within the Florida College System for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and service to the community. Students are nominated by their respective colleges to the All-Florida Academic Team competition sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. This year’s team of 144 students will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Orlando, Fl on April 1, 2022. Jackson and Wilkerson, both members of NFC’s PTK Mu Xi Chapter, will be among the honorees.

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 nations, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at

Destiney Jackson

Destiney Jackson graduated last year from Lighthouse Christian Academy where she was dual-enrolled at NFC for three years. She will complete her Associate of Arts degree in May and further her education at the University of Central Florida studying Clinical Psychology.

Jackson became a PTK member last spring and has learned the impact of making a difference in one’s community through working with others.

“My PTK membership has allowed me to meet individuals with a common goal, and that is to help others,” said Jackson. “I have learned more about working with others and what it takes to make a difference in the community.”

Jackson is the current Vice-President of NFC’s PTK Chapter and will be attending the All-Florida Academic Team Ceremony in Orlando, Fl.

“I am thankful for the relationships that I have made through PTK and outside the organizations,” said Jackson.

Allie Wilkerson

Allie Wilkerson is a James Madison Preparatory High School senior and high school dual enrollment student at NFC. She will receive her high school diploma this year and graduate with her Associate in Arts Degree from NFC in May. She plans to continue her education at the University of Florida where she will double major in Dance and Psychology, as well as obtain certification in Dance Medicine.

“I would like to travel and perform straight out of UF.” Wilkerson said. “I have danced almost my entire life, and dancing is my dream. My long-term goal includes working in the field of dance therapy helping victims of trauma and illness.”

In addition to PTK, Wilkerson is active in NFC’s Student Government Association, serving as the acting Treasurer. She is also a Peer Tutor at NFC’s Academic Success Center, where she works with students in English and Science. “I truly think NFC has prepared me to be successful in my next college venture,” said Wilkerson.

NFC is proud to recognize and congratulate Destiney Jackson and Allie Wilkerson on being named to the 2022 All-Florida Academic Team. For more information, contact the NFC College Advancement office at 850-973-1653 or