Meet Some of Our Scholars
These are the wonderful students that are looking forward to achieving greatness and helping our community, county, state, and country.
We Are Very Proud Of Them!
Solomon was a 2019-2020 Scholarship Winner. He graduated from South Fork High School and is attending Williams College in Massachusetts. He plans to study the Political Economy and go on the study law.
Ultimately, he wants to be involved in politics and policy making to assist historically underserved communities and the under privileged. Solomon was a National Merit Awardee and National Honor Society, AP Scholar and a Math Olympiad Medalist at Indian River State College. He was a leader in the YMCA national program Youth in Government, becoming Speaker of the House and Youth Governor.
Solomon is a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout. Solomon was involved in many school clubs, including the Math, Coding and Robotics. He was also active in the community and a Commercial Tutor at Mathnasium of Stuart. He is Co-founder of Modern Energy Solutions Industries, LLC.
Atanaz was a 2015-16 Scholarship winner. She enrolled at Duke University in the fall of 2016 with the goal of studying mechanical engineering and Aerospace engineering. She hoped to join the Space X program one day. While a student at Martin County High School, she was a debate student for three years and participated in events such as Mock Congress and Oral Interpretation.
Atanaz attended the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University where she studied mechanical engineering. With a fellow student she was recognized for designing a 3D brace for a broken wrist. Read about her work at https://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/better-brace
Two-time scholarship winner in 2018-2019 and again in 2019-2020.
She is a Junior at Jensen Beach High School, class of 2022. She hopes to attend Cornell University to study law and play Division I lacrosse. Shea is active in various school clubs and extracurriculars. These in the fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth in Government Judicial Coordinator, Student Government, class of 2022 Vice President, National Spanish Honor Society, varsity girl’s lacrosse, and Key Club.
Shea would like to be a criminal prosecutor and one day hopes to become a Supreme Court Judge. She enjoys giving back to her community through various organizations and hopes to make a big impact on the community just as her grandfather, Timer Powers did. She also hopes in the future to find a new and creative way to deal with our world, more specifically the problem of plastic in the oceans.
Sophia was a 2015-2016 scholarship winner. She graduated in 2016 in the top 5% of her class at Martin County High School. She was a debate student at the school and Debate Team President during her last year. In 2020, she graduated with honors from University of Miami with a double major in Economics and Political Science and a minor in History. She is working as a state and local government consultant with KPMG, based in New York City.
Prior to graduation she interned with the Martin County Board of County Commissioners and in the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC., including in the Office of the Deputy Secretary. Her short-term career goals are to pursue a career in the federal government and her long- term career goals are to run for office, ideally for Governor of Florida or Congress.