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Scholarship 2013 (Monjaras)

March 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club, Inc. award scholarships

By Herman Santa

Sarahi Monjaras, scholarship winner 2013

Sarahi Monjaras, scholarship winner 2013

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

Sarahi was born in Stuart and is attending Clark Avanced Learning Center.  Her parents, Misael and Irma Monjaras were born in Mexico and now are living in Stuart.  She will attend Fagler College and she will major in English and will pursue a career in Journalism.

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.