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Scholarship Award 2019

June 5, 2019 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI) awards scholarships

By Herman Santa

Scholarship Committee: From left María McCuthion, Elizabeth Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Pam Peña

Scholarship Committee: From left María McCuthion, Elizabeth Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Pam Peña

Six talented extraordinary graduating seniors from St. Lucie County public High Schools were recently recognized as this year’s Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI). This year’s winners were Rudy Martinez, Laura Mejía, Marilyn Rancel, Catherine Ferreira, Alejandra López and Jaisen González

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Elizabeth Mejia, María McCutheon and Pamela Peña along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations Director: Nancy Rozon, Vocal Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a great job selecting students from different countries.

Over the past 26 years, the club has awarded more than $36,000 in scholarships to 54 seniors of Martin and St. Lucie counties.  The scholarship is based on need and a proven record of academic excellence.

SACI was the first Hispanic social, civic and sport club to award scholarships to Hispanic seniors from Martin and St. Lucie Counties public High Schools. Today, the nonprofit club continues to embrace diversity and give all members of the community an equal chance to pursue their dreams.

The mission of the club is to promote friendship and solidarity among its members, neighbors and other non profit organizations of the Treasure Coast through cultural, social, civic, charity and sports activities to promote knowledge of the Spanish speaking countries, their geography, history, art and folklore.

Scholarship Award Night at Ft. Pierce Central High School May. 15, 2019.

Photo # 1 From left Yvonne Bonet, Nancy Rozon and Elizabeth Mejía

Photo # 2 From left Nancy Rozon and Elizabeth Mejía

Photo # 3 From left María McCutheon, Pam Peña, Alejandra López-De Cruz, Ruby Martinez, Laura Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Elizabeth Mejía