WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation (PBCSF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 Youth Scholarship Program. Fifteen Palm Beach County high school seniors, all of whom were nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO), will receive $2,500 scholarships for their freshman year of college. Each scholarship is renewable for up to four years of college or trade school. This is the eighth year of the program, and the Sheriff’s Foundation is committed to distributing $150,000 a year in scholarships!
Here is five of the PBCSF eighth class of scholarship winners from the Glades area:
• Maria Alcala, Glades Day School, Texas Wesleyan University
• Audrey Ascheman, Glades Day School, Valencia College
• Mckenzie Cooper, Glades Central Community High School, Florida Atlantic University
• Alcivial Henrisme, Glades Central Community High School, Valdosta State University
• Carolina Rodriguez, Glades Day School, Palm Beach State College
The students received their scholarships and were recognized at a luncheon on March 6 at the International Polo Club in Wellington. The luncheon was proudly presented by the Drasner Family Foundation which made a generous donation to the Sheriff’s Foundation.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that helps underprivileged children through such programs as Shop with a Cop and Youth Scholarships. The support for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office enhances deputy safety by subsidizing new equipment that might otherwise be unattainable. In addition, the foundation has provided great support for the K-9, Domestic Violence, and Gang Units, and assist PBSO employees in times of need.
For more information about the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation, please visit PBCSF.org