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Scholarship 2010 (Valdez)

March 30, 2010 Leave a comment

Elba Valdéz is our 2nd scholarship winner for 2010

By Herman Santa

Elba Valdéz, winner of the scholarship 2010

The Spanish American club, Inc. awarded $500 scholarship to Elba Valdez.  Elba was born in Stuart of Mexican descendant and is attending Martin County High School with a 3.3 GPA.   Elba lives with her parents Jesus and Bertha Valdéz in Stuart.  She also plans to study Physical Therapy at Indian River State College.   This year Scholarship Committee members are as follows: Fund Raiser; Lydi Pallares, Director, Herman Santa, Nancy Rozon and Isa Bryson.  The Board of Directors are: Jimmy Rivera; President, Nancy Rozon; Vice President, Al Feliciano; Secretary; Ron Bryson; Treasurer and Mary Figliola; Director.

Applicants must the following eligibility for consideration.  Students must be a senior from Martin or St. Lucie County public High School and resident of either county.  Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA), financial need and demonstrate a pattern of community service.  Students from low income families are encouraged to participate. Applicants must submit an essay written in Spanish on why they feel they should be considered. Letters of recommendation are accepted.