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May 28, 2018 Leave a comment

Scholarship Committee 2018

The Spanish American Club, Inc. scholarship

By Herman Santa

From left Nancy Rozon, Johanna Hernández, Cecilia Calderon and Elizabeth Mejía

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: Ruben Alemán, President, Nancy Rozón Vice president, Al Feliciano; Secretary, Luis Carrillo; Tresurer, Ray Guadalupe; Public Relations, Isa Bryson; Director and Carlos Mejía; Substitute.

The scholarship committee are: Nancy Rozon, Directora, Carlos Bonet and Fe Vall de Ruten.  The SACI scholarship was established in 1994 for low-income Hispanic students.  More than $25,000 has been awarded to local students.   Thirty-nine 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).  Letters of recommendation are accepted. Two students will be selected ($1,000 each) after one-on-one interview by the Spanish American Club, Inc. Scholarship Committee.

From left Carlos Mejia, Ray Guadalupe, Nancy Rozon, Rubén Alemán, Johanna Hernández, Cecilia Calderon and Elizabeth Mejía

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.

Applications are available from Martin and St. Lucie counties Guidance Counselors after January 1st 2019.  For more information contact Nancy Rozon at (772) 486-7345, E-mail: nancy5748@att.net or visit http://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org.  Please send all correspondence to Spanish American Club, Inc.  P.O. Box 9356, Port St. Lucie, FL 34985

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