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May 7, 2019 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. scholarship available to Martin and St. Lucie counties 2019

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI) scholarship is available to graduating seniors who live in Martin and St. Lucie counties.  The scholarship is administered by the Spanish American club, Inc. Scholarship Committee.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Elizabeth Mejia, María McCutheon and Pamela Peña along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations Director: Nancy Rozon, Vocal Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director will continue selecting the students and running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

The scholarship was established in 1992 for low-income Hispanic students. Over the past 26 years, the club has awarded more than $31,000 in scholarships to 54 Hispanic seniors of Martin and St. Lucie counties.

The scholarships are awarded based on financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Letters of recommendation are accepted. The students will be selected after one-on-one interview by the Spanish American Club, Inc. Scholarship Committee.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements for consideration: (1) Martin or St. Lucie county senior.  (2) Resident of either county. (3) Copy of the original transcript from the high school.

Eligible students should submit the application by Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2019.  Applications are available from Martin and St. Lucie counties Guidance Counselors.  For more information contact Nancy Rozon at (772) 486-7345, E-mail: or visit  Please send all correspondence to Spanish American Club, Inc.  P.O. Box 9356, Port St. Lucie, FL 34985

GENERAL INFORMATION:  The Spanish American Club, Inc. is a non-profit Organization whose main goals are to promote friendship and solidarity among its members and other institutions, through social, cultural and civic activities and to promote the knowledge of the Spanish speaking countries, geography, history, art, culture and folklore.  The Spanish American Club, Inc. Scholarship award 2018, for Hispanic Students of Martin & St. Lucie Counties Public High Schools.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: One scholarship per student of One Thousand dollars ($1000.00) is applicable to college tuition or books.


COLLEGE: Any college or university

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION: The Spanish American Club, Inc. scholarship application can be obtained and filed at the guidance counselor’s office every year before February 28.  The guidance department shall forward the application and transcripts of the student to the scholarship committee of The Spanish American Club, Inc. for final review.    Selected applicants shall be called for an interview with the Committee.  IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT TO INSURE THAT ALL DEADLINES ARE MET.

BASIS FOR SELECTION: (1) Fill out the application from the Spanish American Club, Inc. (2) Copy of original transcript from the High School signed by the Guidance counselor. (3) Letters of recommendation from the Guidance counselor or teacher. (3) Must be a senior student from Martin or St. Lucie counties public schools. (4) Resident of either county. (5) Demonstrated financial need and (5) “3.” or better grade-point average (GPA).

 STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS: (1) The student must be of Hispanic heritage. (2) In case of equal qualifications between two students, the applicant with lesser financial resources shall be awarded the scholarship.

METHOD OF PAYMENT: Check will be sent by mail to the scholarship foundation program of the College or University.

SELECTION OF WINNER: The selection of the scholarship recipient will be made by the scholarship committee of the Spanish American Club, Inc. after interview with selected applicants.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Prior to scholarship award, student selected for scholarship must show proof of acceptance for enrollment to attend any College or University. The student must send verification of enrollment, class schedule, ID #, etc.

Scholarship Committee: From left María McCuthion, Elizabeth Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Pam Peña

Photo #1 Photo # 3 Scholarship Award Night at Ft. Pierce Central High School May. 15, 2019.From left María McCutheon, Pam Peña, Alejandra López-De Cruz, Ruby Martinez, Laura Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Elizabeth Mejía

Photo #2 Scholarship Award Night at on June 29, 2019 at the Disabled American Veterans Club.  From left Pamela Peña, Nancy Rozon, Elizabeth Mejía, Jaisen González, Alejandra López-De La Cruz.

Photo # 3 Scholarship Committee 2019 From left María McCuthion, Elizabeth Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Pam Peña

El Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI) anuncia becas para estudiantes hispanos 2019

Por Herman Santa

Por veintedós años consecutivos El Spanish American Club, Inc. otorgará becas a estudiantes hispanos que continuarán sus estudios en cualquier colegio o universidad de Florida.

Este año el Comité de Becas está compuesto por Nancy Rozon, Co-chair by Elizabeth Mejia, María McCutheon y Pamela Peña y la Junta Directiva compuesta por Carlos Bonet, Presidente; Al Feliciano, Vice Presidente; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretaria; Josephine Guadalupe, Tesorera; Vivian Megaro, Relaciones Públicas: Nancy Rozon, Vocal y Mary Figliola.

El Spanish American Club, Inc. aceptará solicitudes hasta el martes 28 de febrero del 2019 para tres becas de $1000 cada una para estudiantes hispanos que se graduarán este verano de las Escuelas Superiores públicas de los condados de Martín y St. Lucie.  Para calificar, el solicitante debe ser de bajos ingresos, completar la solicitud del programa de becas del club, deberá tener un promedio mínimo de 3.0.  Las solicitudes están disponibles en la oficina del “Guidance Counselor” en los condados ya mencionados.

Estudiantes interesados pueden llamar a Nancy al (772) 486-7345, E-mail: Por favor mandar toda la correspondencia al Spanish American Club, Inc.  P.O. Box 9356, Port St. Lucie, FL 34985. Busquen más información en nuestra página web:

The following students have been awarded scholarships since 1994.


1994/Armando Gil/México/Ft.Pierce
1995/Elisa Rodríguez/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie
1996/Jennifer Torres/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie
1997/Alfredo Rosado/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie
1998/Pedro Luna/México/Ft. Pierce
1999/Ella R. Flores/México/Ft. Pierce
2000/Miguel J. Gaspar/Guatemala/Indiantown
2001/Gabriela Padilla/México/Indiantown
2002/Roberto Cabrera/México/Ft. Pierce
2003/María A. Fernández/Venezuela/Stuart
2004/Mónica A. Herrera/Colombia/Pt. St. Lucie
2005/Viridiana Félix/Guatemala/Indiantown
2006/Jessica Benítez/México/Pt. St. Lucie
2006/Miriam Hernández/Guatemala/Indiantown
2007/Amy Pérez/Guatemala/Indiantown
2007/Daisy Trujillo/México/Indiantown
2007/Venessa Pelayo/México/Ft Pierce
2008/Floriberta Reynoso/México/Ft. Pierce
2008/Anthony Sanchez/Colombia/Ft. Pierce
2009/Tayliz J. Rodríguez/Puerto Rico/Palm City
2009/Ana G. Fuentes/México/Indiantown
2010/ Marisol Gómez/México/Ft. Pierce
2010/ Elba Valdéz/México/Stuart
2011/ Nancy Velásquez/Guatemala/Indiantown
2011/ Tatiana Muñoz/Colombia/Port St. Lucie
2011/ Adriana Rodríguez/Cuba/Port St. Lucie
2012/ Lorena Morales/ México/Indiantown
2012/Vladimir Villa/México/Stuart
2012/Daniel González/Venezuela/Ft. Pierce
2013/Sarahi Mojáras/México/Stuart
2013/Pamela Garcia/México/Stuart
2013/Vanessa Guárnico/Colombia/Port St. Lucie
2014/Samuel Villa/México/Stuart
2014/Antonett Nuñez/Perú/Stuart
2015/Juan Carlos Perez/Guatemala/Jensen Beach
2015/Matias N. Campora/Uruguay/Port St. Lucie
2016/Nicholas Gomez/Colombia/Port St. Lucie
2016/Alexia Cepeda/Mexico/Port St. Lucie
2016/Ariana Ramos/Puerto Rico/Port St. Lucie
2017/Gabriela Garcia/Mexico/Ft. Pierce
2017/Jennifer Arriola/Nicaragua/Ft Pierce
2017/Barbara Moreno/Venezuela/Stuart
2017/Moriah Weir/Jamaica/Ft. Pierce
2017/Dayana Espinosa/Mexico/Ft. Pierce
2018/Alexis Weist/Ecuador/Port St. Lucie
2018/Cecilia E. Calderon/El Salvador/Port St. Lucie
2018/India M. Crosske/USA/Port St. Lucie
2018/Johana Fernandez/Cuba/Port St. Lucie
2019/Laura Mejía/Colombia/Ft. Pierce
2019/Rudy Martinez/Mexico/Ft. Pierce
2019/Marilyn Rancel/PR Colombia /Ft. Pierce
2019/Jaisen González/Puerto Rico/Port St. Lucie
2019/Alejandra Lopez/Mexico/Ft Pierce
2019/Catherine Ferreira/Brazil-Venezuela/Ft. Pierce