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Scholarship 2013 (Garcia)

March 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club, Inc. award scholarships

By Herman Santa

Pamela Garcia, scholarship winner 2013

Pamela Garcia, scholarship winner 2013

The Spanish American Club, Inc. recently awarded a scholarship to local student.  The recipient was Pamela Garcia from Stuart.

Pamela was born in Chicago, Illinois and her parents are of Mexican descent.  Her family has been living in Stuart and she is attending South Fork High School.  She will attend University of Central Florida.  She will major in English and she would like to pursue a career as an author.

The scholarship committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness, caring and academics.   The following members are part of the committee: Herman Santa (Chair), Nancy Rozon, Isa Bryson and Melissa Bonet-James, Co-Chairs.

The SACI scholarship was established in 1992 for low income students.  Over the past 20 years, the club has awarded more than $17,000 in scholarships to the youths of Martin and St. Lucie counties.