[PHOTOS] 112 South Florida High School Seniors Awarded $168,000 in Scholarships at “Salute to Education” Event

Salute to Education, Inc., a scholarship program created and funded by the South Florida Ford and Lincoln dealers and Ford Motor Company,  awarded $168,000 in scholarships and laptop computers to 112 recent Miami-Dade and Broward County high school graduates on Saturday, June 4th at the 22nd Annual Salute to Education Scholarship Awards Luncheon at the Signature Grand in Davie

Along with the scholarship check, each of the winners received a brand new laptop computer.

Through a unique partnership with the community in South Florida, the Miami-Dade and Broward County Ford and Lincoln Dealers and Ford Motor Company have awarded nearly$3.7 million in scholarships to more than 4,100 deserving public and private high school seniors in both counties.

The program receives support from a Scholarship Committee composed of Ford and Lincoln dealers and business, educational and civic leaders who take time out of their schedules to judge the scholarship applications.  Community volunteer participation has been an integral part of the campaign’s success. Salute to Education is one of South Florida’s largest private scholarship foundations.

Please see event photos below:

Emcees at Salute to Education Event in Ford's event in South Florida

The emcees at the “Salute to Education Event”


The Sarmiento twins were awarded with their laptops in the "Salute to Education" event

Leadership scholarship recipient Mateo Sarmiento and twin brother, Natural Sciences scholarship winner Nicolas Sarmiento, with their new laptops in the “Salute to Education” event


Broward County Students Winner Group at the "Salute to Education" event

Broward County Students Winner Group at the “Salute to Education” event


Miami-Dade Students Winner Group at the "Salute to Education" event

Miami-Dade Students Winner Group at the “Salute to Education” event


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Anllelic Lozada

Anllelic Lozada “Angie” is a proud P.A.N.K (professional aunt with no kids), a Personal Marketing Strategist in NYC and Los Tweens & Teens “Tia-in-Charge,” based in New York City. Anllelic wants you to best your best life so you can positively influence your tween and teen. Subscribe to her weekly e-newsletter in Spanish in marketingparatucarrera.com/Vendete, where she shares personal marketing strategies to help you “Comunicar lo genial que eres.”

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