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Posted on: July 14, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Sam Brown Scholarship

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The City of Lauderdale Lakes presented 7 bright students with the Sam Brown Scholarship fund at the July 14, 2015 City Commission Meeting.

The City of Lauderdale Lakes' Samuel S. Brown Scholarship Fund provides senior high school and college students residing in the City with financial assistance for educational opportunities. Named in honor of former Mayor Samuel S. Brown -- a passionate supporter of higher education -- the scholarship is funded and awarded annually at the Commission’s discretion.

This year the scholarship was given to Camille Robinson, Paula Dorcenat, Collin Harry, Taisha Saintil, Stephanie Leonard-Jose, A’naiah Beecher, and Sharna-Kaye Silburn. These students met the criteria to be considered and awarded the funds and should be considered among the elite scholars in the City and Broward County area. “We are extremely proud of our scholars every year and are so grateful that we are in a position to recognize and showcase the youth in our City,” said Mayor Barrington Russell.

Criteria included being a resident of Lauderdale Lakes for one year before and after application, being a high school senior or a current college student in good academic standing, and the student must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or vocational program to name a few. The find out all the criteria for the possibility of being considered for the scholarship, please visit www.lauderdalelakes/MayorSamuelBrownScholarship or contact the City Commission office at 954.535.2730.

For more information please contact the Public Information Office at 954.535.2838.

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