Sissi Jensen and Dexter Ketchum, both of Miami Southridge High School, were presented with the Diego Family Spartan Scholarship Award at the school’s annual awards ceremony on May 8.
The criteria for the one year $2,500 award includes excellence in academics, dedication to community service and wellrounded participation in extracurricular activities. The recipients also must be attending a four-year college outside of the tri-county area.
Sissi will be attending Florida Gulf Coast University while Dexter will be attending Florida State University.
The scholarship was created by the Diego Family (Miami Southridge alumni) to recognize annually one or more Southridge students who exhibit the Spartan Spirit and to help encourage and assist them in their efforts when leaving home for a wellrounded college experience.