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Coral Springs Announces Winners of the MLK Scholarship Program

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Coral Springs, Florida
Coral Springs, Florida
 2021-06-08
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Coral Springs, FL – On June 8, 2021, the City of Coral Springs MLK Committee, in partnership with the Coral Springs Community Chest, Inc., announced the 15 high school seniors who were awarded scholarship funds for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Inspired by the recipients, Vice Mayor Joshua Simmons said, “To come across such a large group of students practicing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings through their actions in their daily lives is incredibly powerful and inspiring. These students are peacemakers amongst their peers and stand up for racial equality. They make a positive and impactful difference in their communities. I wish them all continued success as they pursue higher education.”

The 15 students selected exemplify and embody the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings on peace, racial harmony, community service and bettering the lives of others. The students were selected from the following local high schools: Coral Springs High, Coral Glades High, Coral Springs Charter and Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

The recipients of the 2021-2022 MLK Scholarship Program are:

Coral Springs High

Tameya Dajuste

Melanie Tavarez Belliard, Baptist Health South Florida STEM Scholarship

Coral Glades High

Valeria Vasquez-Barros

Kristen Hay

Christine Luengo

Aitallia Allen

Coral Springs Charter

Gobinath Aruleeswar

Juan Luviano

Vanay Lyttle

Bridget Meza

Marianna Diaz

Lisyibet Silva, MLK Scholarship in Honor of Mayor Skip Campbell provided by Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Isabella Benjumea

Aidan Flynn

Emmanuel Thomas, MLK Scholarship in Honor of Mayor Skip Campbell provided by Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock

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