TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 21, 2022) – The Florida Engineering Society (FES) has awarded $33,000 in scholarships to Florida graduating high school seniors and continuing university students. The scholarships are designed to assist these students in pursuing an engineering degree.
The 11 scholarships, which are administered through the FES and Florida Engineering Foundation, have been awarded to six graduating high school seniors, and five university students from across Florida.
“We care about the future of engineering and are working to keep it alive,” said Allen Douglas, Executive Director, Florida Engineering Society. “Through scholarships like these, along with classroom tools and STEM programs, we’re working to inspire and encourage the pursuit of an education focused on engineering.”
Scholarship recipients were from their local FES Chapter, and selected through a state-level evaluation process. The 2021-22 scholarship recipients include:
High School Graduates: ($3,000 each)
- Kaitlyn Wen – Nominated by the Big Bend Chapter
- Eric Galluzzi – Nominated by the Broward Chapter
- Tiana Fontejon – Nominated by the Emerald Coast Chapter
- Valerie Moura – Nominated by the Miami Chapter
- Maxwell Fletcher – Nominated by the Myakka Chapter
- Wesley Littleton – Nominated by the Gulf Coast Chapter
University ($3,000 each)
- Elisabeth Schreiber – Nominated by the North Central Chapter
- Ford Perry – Nominated by the Central Florida Chapter
- Kalia Martin – Nominated by the Palm Beach Chapter
- Alexander Alonzo – Nominated by the Treasure Coast Chapter
- Marc Marlin – Nominated by the Palm Beach Chapter
FES offers several scholarship programs for students interested in pursuing careers in engineering. Learn more here.
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ABOUT FES: The FES is the state’s leading organization representing Florida’s professional engineers. FES represents more than 2,700 individual engineers working in private industry, government and higher education.