Ten students from Miami-Dade and Broward counties are among 15 statewide to receive scholarships from the Florida chapter of Women of AT&T (WOA-FL). The recipients were chosen based on their GPA and extracurricular activities. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $250.
The scholarship recipients include:
Natalie Aboud of Hialeah, a freshman at Florida International University who plans to major in Accounting and Finance;
Nia Symone Sweet of Hialeah, a sophomore at Loyola University Chicago majoring in Global and International Studies;
Daniel Torrejon of Miami, a freshman at University of Florida who plans to major in Biochemical Engineering;
Diego Torrejon of Miami, a junior at Syracuse University majoring in Biochemistry;
Tanvi Bafna of Miramar, a junior at University of Miami majoring in Biology;
India Johnson of North Lauderdale, a junior at Dillard University majoring in Film;
Barrington McFarlane of Parkland, a junior at Florida State University majoring in both History and Economics;
Alyssa Singh of Coral Springs, a sophomore at Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in Resort and Hospitality Management;
Jacob Snider of Plantation, a senior at the University of Florida majoring in both Finance and Economics, and
Ashley Urquhart of Miramar, a freshman of University of Florida who plans to major in Game Design.
Women of AT&T is an AT&T Employee Group that supports personal and professional development for its members and community involvement. WOA-FL holds several activities throughout the year to raise money for its scholarship fund. The Florida chapter awarded $10,000 in scholarships this year. Any Florida high school senior or full-time college student sponsored by a member of WOA-FL is eligible to apply for a Women of AT&T scholarship.