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PBSO Foundation awards scholarships

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Nearly a dozen high school students will be getting help paying for college thanks to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation.

As part of its 2016 Youth Scholarship Program, 10 Palm Beach County high school seniors will get $2,000 scholarships for their first year. The scholarships can be renewed for up to 4 years of college or a trade school, according to the foundation.

The high school seniors were nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

“As a charitable organization, we want to give back to the community, and we feel there is no better way to do that than by helping deserving students further their education,” said Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation Chairman Rick Seymour in a news release.

Scholarship winners:

  • Kevin Anglade, Glades Central High School, University of South Florida
  • Hayley Barr, West Boca Raton Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • John Celestin, Park Vista Community High School, Florida International University
  • Jesse Darsansingh, Santaluces Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Quinn Delgado, Boynton Beach Community High School, University of Florida
  • Rock Desjardins, Lake Worth Community High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Dominique Dorce, Glades Central High School, Palm Beach State College
  • Payton Jordan, Santaluces Community High School, Florida Atlantic University
  • Courtlyn Patrick, Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, Florida A&M University
  • Fitzroy Rhoden, Jr., Glades Central High School, Florida A&M University

The scholarships will be handed out March 6th at the International Polo Club in Wellington.

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