Scholarships & Laptops Awarded To Miami-Dade & Broward High School Seniors.
Salute to Education Inc., a scholarship program created and funded by the Miami-Dade and Broward County Ford and Lincoln dealers and Ford Motor Company, awarded $168,000 in scholarships and laptop computers to 112 recent high school graduates during the 24th Annual Salute To Education Scholarship Awards Luncheon. The Strength and Courage Award was given to Charlie Rothkopf, Victoria Proietto and Logan Mitchell for being unsung heroes during the February 14th tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fifty-six seniors from each county received $1,500 scholarships and laptops. Ernst Modock from Ford Motor awarded the 5th Annual Ross Roberts Mentor of the Year Award to four high school advisors who each received $1,000 gift cards for technology supplies. Event sponsors included Broward College, Florida Panthers, Lincoln Dealers, South Florida Ford, and Ford Motor Company.