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Scholarship Committee 2012

Scholarship Committee 2012

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI) scholarship is available to graduating seniors who live in Martin and St. Lucie counties.  The scholarship is administered by the Spanish American club, Inc. Scholarship Committee.  This year new board of directors are: Herman Santa; president, Lionel Román; Vice President, Isa Bryson; Treasurer, Reinaldo Matias; Secretary and Nora Candelario; Vocal/Director.  The scholarship committee are: Herman Santa, Director; Nancy Rozon and Isa Bryson, Co-Chairs.  The SACI scholarship was established in 1994 for low-income Hispanic students.  More than $20,000 has been awarded to local students.   Thirty-four high school seniors from Martin and St. Lucie counties have benefited from the scholarships.

The scholarships are awarded based on career interest academic achievement, financial need and other criteria.  Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA). Applicants must write a paragraph in Spanish the day of the interview, on why they feel they should be considered for the scholarship.  Letters of recommendation are accepted. Two students will be selected ($750 each) after one-on-one interview by the Spanish American Club, Inc. Scholarship Committee.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements for consideration: (1) Martin or St. Lucie county senior.  (2) Resident of either county. (3) Copy of the original transcript from the high school and (4) the student must read, write and speak Spanish.  Eligible students should submit the application by Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.  Applications are available from Martin and St. Lucie counties Guidance Counselors.

Photo # 1 From left: (Back Row) Lionel Román, Herman Santa and Reinaldo Matías. (Front Row) Isa Bryson, Nancy Rozon and Nora Candelario

Photo # 2 From left: Seating: Isa Bryson, Nancy Rozon and Nora Candelario.  (Standing) Herman Santa

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