SEMINOLE The Seminole Community Library, and the Board of Directors of the College Fund of Pinellas County Inc. selected 20 Pinellas residents to receive $1,000 per year grants to help with college expenses. The first $100 was mailed to help with fall semester expenses, and the second $500 will be mailed after fall grades are reviewed.
Nearly 200 students requested applications, and 141 qualified. From those, 34 of the most promising students were selected for an interview. Those ultimately selected are as follows:
David Bell Florida International Mary Bellamy Palm Beach Atlantic Joseph Hooten University of Southern California Ayanna Loud Florida State University
Raymond Majewski University of Illinois Kacie Mills University of Central Florida Stephanie Sanderbeck Florida State University Elizabeth Sullivan Stetson University
Michael Green Hobart & Wm. Smith Jordan Murphy Florida State University
From Palm Harbor
Rachel Pienta University of Central Florida
From Safety Harbor
Savana Spooner Stetson University
From St. Petersburg
Ebony Carter University of Florida DiQuez Henderson Bethune Cookman Melissa Hurst Clearwater Christian Tahrill Jones University of Central Florida Julianna Khatib University of Florida Joseph Parzynat St. Pete College Darlshawn Patterson University of Central Florida
From Tarpon Springs
Jacqueline Moore University of Central Florida
The College Fund of Pinellas County is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization run entirely by volunteers. Money is raised to help financially disadvantaged Pinellas County residents who have excellent scholastic potential but insufficient funds to obtain a bachelors degree and improve their familys living standard.