Palm Beach Sheriff’s Foundation Announces Recipients of 2020 Youth Scholarship Program; High School Seniors Each Receive Up To $10,000

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation (PBCSF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Youth Scholarship Program. 15 Palm Beach County high school seniors, all of whom were nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, will receive $2,500 scholarships for their freshman year of college. Each scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years of college or trade school. This is the 6th year of the program, and the Sheriff’s Foundation is committed to distributing over $100,000 a year in scholarships!

Here is our 6th class of scholarship winners:

  • Estefania Alcala-Garcia, Glades Central Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Anthony Beltran, Jr., Lake Worth Community High School, Florida Atlantic University
  • Jordan Bennett, Palm Beach Central High School, Florida A&M University
  • Alicia Cook, Wellington Community High School, Florida State University
  • Jordyn Geller, Olympic Heights Community High School, University of Wisconsin
  • Erin Howard, Palm Beach Gardens Community High School, Florida A&M University
  • Michely Julno, Glades Central Community High School, Florida State University
  • Brandon Keough, Santaluces Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Manda Kotori, Lake Worth Community High School, Florida Atlantic University
  • Jonathan Larrabee, Forest Hill Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Antonio Pantoja, Jr., Pahokee High School, University of South Florida
  • Luisa Rojas, Glades Central Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Armando Sandoval, Pahokee High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Patriana Vickers, Glades Central Community High School, Florida Atlantic University
  • Julia Whisenhunt, West Boca Raton Community High School, Agnes Scott College

The students will receive their scholarships and be recognized at a luncheon on March 1st at 12:00pm at the International Polo Club in Wellington.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that helps underprivileged children through such programs as Shop with a Cop and Youth Scholarships. Our support for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office enhances deputy safety by subsidizing new equipment that might otherwise be unattainable. In addition, the Foundation has provided great support for the K-9, Domestic Violence, and Gang Units, and we assist PBSO employees in times of need.


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