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Scholarship 2011 (Muñoz)

July 31, 2011 Leave a comment

SACI gives scholarship award to a local Hispanic student

By Herman Santa

Tatiana Muñoz

For the 18th consecutive year, the Spanish American Club, Inc. has awarded Scholarships to 23 students.

Since beginning the program in 1993, the club has given over $13,000 to help area students.  Scholarships are given on the basis of application through their high school and a series of interviews with a scholarship committee chaired by Herman Santa and co-chaired by Nancy Rozon and Isa Bryson.

The recipient is Tatiana Munoz who was born in Medellín, Colombia and lives in Port St. Lucie. She will be studying Business Administration at Indian River State College.  She has been awarded $500 scholarship.

Tatiana was selected as a winners for the year 2011 from more that 16 students who applied for the scholarship of the club.  The awards are presented each year by the club and are based on grades, academic accomplishments and economic needs.

She was asked to write an essay in Spanish and submit letters of recommendation.  She was interviewed by the committee and was asked several questions concerning her goals and objectives and why she
deserved the scholarship.