Florida Blue and Magic Gaming launch esports academy with OCPS

Esports company Magic Gaming has partnered with health insurer Florida Blue to launch a mentorship program focused on gaming careers for students.

Called the Magic Gaming Esports Academy, the program already has a partnership with Orange County Public Schools. OCPS has its own inter-school competitive esports club that aligns with the academy’s goals, said Gabriel Causse, business operations manager for Magic Gaming.

Unlike a competitive club, which focuses on gaming itself, the academy’s aim…