By: Louisa Rudeen Beckett
All Saints’ Episcopal Church is delighted to announce that the scholarship funds operating under its auspices presented a total of $228,900 in scholarship awards to 21 students this year in order to help them achieve their college dreams.
The DeFiore-Glover Scholarship Fund presented a total of $8,400 in scholarships to seven South Fork High School seniors. The award winners included: Joseph Cubow IV, Christina Gonzalez-Soto, Alexis Kirkhart, Jaden Mazariegos, Devyn Prywitowski, Baltazar Tomas, and Cecil Trimble.
The Henry Sumner LeDuc Fund awarded $20,500 in one-year college scholarships to nine Jensen Beach High School seniors. Students Justine Bur, Francesca Gendreau, Briana Giles, Aaron Hawkins, Kaitlyn LaVenture, Mikayla Pickard, and Kiana Sawtelle each received $2,000 scholarships from the LeDuc Fund. The Tony Langran Memorial Award in the amount of $4,000 was presented to Hunter Schoch by Iris Langran in honor of her late husband, and the Jim and Wanda Beymer Award in the amount of $2,500 went to Austin Beard.
The Sirote Foundation, founded by the late Stanley Sirote, awarded five $40,000 scholarships under its Scholarships for College Program ($10,000 each for 2016, renewable for three additional years), to 2016 Jensen Beach High School seniors at Scholarship Awards Night. The award-winning Sirote scholars included: Andrew McAuley, Everett Periman, Jamshed Desai, Ashley Chappele, and Andrew Whitten.
The 2016 scholarship winners were honored at All Saints’ Church on Scholarship Sunday, May 1st, and received a blessing from the Rev. W. Frisby Hendricks, III.