The office of Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks recently awarded six college scholarships of $1,500 each to Palm Beach County high school seniors who plan to attend a higher education institution full time.
The recipients are: Kazi Amin of Atlantic High School attending the University of Central Florida; Ben-Gina Fantaisie of Atlantic High School attending Florida State University, Tasnia Tabassum of Pahokee Middle-Senior High School attending the University of South Florida, Moshammet Jarin of Glades Central High School attending the University of Florida, Diksha Gupta of Suncoast High School attending the University of Florida and Jelianys Ramos-Burgos of Royal Palm Beach High School attending the University of Florida.
Each recipient will also be offered an opportunity for a paid summer internship in the Property Appraiser’s Office.
“Heartfelt congratulations to all of our scholarship recipients,” Jacks said. “These scholarships are completely funded by employee donations, and I know each member of my staff feels pride in recognizing these exceptional graduates.”
Scholarship recipients were recognized at a small ceremony at the Property’s Appraiser’s Office in West Palm Beach on Wednesday, June 1.
“These incredible students demonstrated excellence in academic ability, persistence, leadership and service to others,” Jacks said. “It’s a privilege to recognize them in person this year.”
With this 29th year of the program, the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office has awarded more than $160,000 in college scholarships.