Published on June 08, 2021
Coral Springs, FL – On June 8, 2021, the City of Coral Springs MLK Committee, in partnership with the Coral Springs Community Chest, Inc., announced the 15 high school seniors who were awarded scholarship funds for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Inspired by the recipients, Vice Mayor Joshua Simmons said, “To come across such a large group of students practicing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings through their actions in their daily lives is incredibly powerful and inspiring. These students are peacemakers amongst their peers and stand up for racial equality. They make a positive and impactful difference in their communities. I wish them all continued success as they pursue higher education.”
The 15 students selected exemplify and embody the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings on peace, racial harmony, community service and bettering the lives of others. The students were selected from the following local high schools: Coral Springs High, Coral Glades High, Coral Springs Charter and Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
The recipients of the 2021-2022 MLK Scholarship Program are:
Coral Springs High
Melanie Tavarez Belliard, Baptist Health South Florida STEM Scholarship
Coral Glades High
Coral Springs Charter
Lisyibet Silva, MLK Scholarship in Honor of Mayor Skip Campbell provided by Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Emmanuel Thomas, MLK Scholarship in Honor of Mayor Skip Campbell provided by Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock
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