Local Students Awarded Scholarships from Broward Teachers Union

Local BTU Scholarship winners are: Nyssa Powell, Harrison Netburn, and Amirah Bint Rashed.

By: Sharon Aron Baron

Eleven graduating seniors have been awarded scholarships by the Broward Teachers Union to assist them with furthering their education this coming year.

To qualify for the $500 scholarships, each student must be a son or daughter of a BTU member and attend either a community, technical college, or university after high school graduation. Awards are also based on students’ grade point averages. An additional scholarship based upon the total number of volunteer service hours was awarded to Camryn Handler of Cypress Bay High School, who accumulated 1,149 hours.

 Winners and the schools they will attend:

Cooper City

Bailey Max Kraus, Cooper City High (Columbia University)

Coral Springs

Harrison Netburn, Coral Springs High (Denison University)
Amirah Bint Rashed, JP Taravella High (University of Miami)

Davie

Adyn Register, Flanagan High (Florida State University)
Camila Moreno, Nova High (Mount Holyoke College)
Brittany Peters, Nova High (University of Florida)

Hollywood

Injyil Gates, Stranahan High, (Howard University)
Moira Kelly, Cooper City High (University of Central Florida)

Plantation

Hunter Ginn, Western High (University of Central Florida)

Tamarac

Nyssa Powell, JP Taravella High (Parsons School of Design at The New School)

Weston

Camryn Handler, Cypress Bay High (Florida State University)

To apply for the 2018-2019 scholarship, apply online at www.btuonline.com next spring.

Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs, Parkland and the rest of South Florida.