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The winners of the 2013-14 Hispanic Triunfo Scholarship Awards

The 17th Annual Triunfo Awards banquet time is here again taking place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach. The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County has the tradition of recognizing the “best and the brightest” within the county’s Hispanic population and this year fifteen high school students are the winners of the Triunfo Scholarship. The English Translation of TRIUNFO is triumph or victory and truly it is a triumph and victory for the recipients of the 2013-2014 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Triunfo! Scholarships.

The Hispanic Culture is rich and refined.
Photo by Mario Tama

Palm Beach County School District Recipients:

Triunfo! Glades Scholarship ($2,500): Isel Castro-Lopez – Pahokee High School

Triunfo! Scholarship: ($1,000 each): Seham Ahmed – Seminole Ridge Community High School

Erika Anclade – Jupiter Community High School; Imani Campbell – Lake Worth Community High School

Stephanie England – Jupiter Community High School; Andrew Evans – Suncoast High School

Michelle Fitzgibbons – Wellington Community High School; Yannet Garcia – Glades Central Community High School

Juan Granados – A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts; Jennifer McCrate – Jupiter Community High School

Nicole Mejias – W.T. Dwyer High School; Carolina Pereda – John I. Leonard High School

Bashon Robinson – Glades Central Community High School; Angeline Saint-Fleur – Lake Worth Community High School

Sara Valdez – Park Vista Community High School

During the last eight years, the Hispanic Chamber has raised thousands of dollars for students who attend universities such as Harvard, Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, and many other prestigious colleges and universities. The students selected have an outstanding Grade Point Average (GPA), dedicated many hours to community service and demonstrated excellent academic and leadership skills.

“Not only does the future of our community depend on the quality of professionals we have, but also the ones we educate to become leaders who will create a better future,” said Andre Varona, Chief Executive Officer, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County.

REF: SDPBC (Press Release) Public Affairs Office, April 2014

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