FRVTA Adds Seven to Scholarship Program
The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) board of directors at the July meeting added seven new students to the FRVTA Scholarship. This brings the total number of students on the scholarship program to 25 full-time and five part-time.
The FRVTA Scholarship began in the fall of 1990 and since that time over 80 students have received an under-graduate degree with the aid of the scholarship, according to a news release. The scholarship pays students $500 per semester or up to $1,000 per year for a total of $4,000 per student. Students must attend an in-state college and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
“Every year we get a lot of qualified applicants,” said Nelda Iacono, chairman of the FRVTA Scholarship Committee. “I wish we could give them all scholarships, but I’m real pleased with the applicants we’ve chosen. We base the scholarship not only on academic achievement, but upon financial need and extracurricular activities. I feel this is one of the most important membership benefits our Association offers.”
Students currently on the FRVTA Scholarship are Brooks Ballard, Jack Fitzgerald, Lindsay O’Bryan, Michael Pawley, Leon Bard, Allison Peacock, Ericka Kelley, Katelyn Whidden, Ashley Wilson, Jordan Connor, Taylor Davenport, Christy Alba, Ashton Connor, Brittany Masterson, Lindsay Crisp, Katelyn Searcy, Jessica Meyer, Rachael Williams, Brittany Scanlon, Stephanie Scanlon, Sara Farney, Courtney Runte’, Evan Richardson, Ciara Sibbick, Brittani Worden, Jenna Mallek, Tahni Carver, Ethan Merryweather, Christopher Adams and Lisa Sansbury.