Archive for the ‘Scholarship 2013 (Guarnizo)’ Category

Scholarship 2013 (Guarnizo)

March 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club, Inc. award scholarships

By Herman Santa

Vanessa Guarnizo, scholarship winner 2013

Vanessa Guarnizo, scholarship winner 2013

The Spanish American Club, Inc. recently awarded a scholarship to local student.  The recipient was Vanessa Guarnizo from Port St. Lucie.

Vanessa was born in Bogota, Colombia.  She graduated from Lincoln Park Academy.  She is attending University of Florida and majoring in Biochemical Engineering.

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.