Hodges University is proud to announce the recipients of several private scholarships for the summer 2009 semester. The private scholarships of Hodges University are available through the generous donations of benefactors and foundations who wish to assist students to reach their academic goals by offering financial assistance in the form of scholarships.
Neno J. Spagna Scholarship: This scholarship, established in 1993, provides financial assistance to worthy students who want to use their knowledge and abilities to improve the lives of others through the betterment of the community. The latest recipients of this scholarship include Sandra Stanley, Stacey Killough, Sandra Burgado, Victor Cerna, David G. K. Kotoka, Michelle Cote, Magdalena Major, Erica Torres, David Dickson, Melisa Xenes, Cynthia Packard and Eunice David.
Lavern N. Gaynor Scholarship: Named after the University’s 1997 Humanitarian of the Year, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to individuals pursuing the benefits of higher education. The scholarship was awarded to Hilda Carrizosa.
Jerry and Arlene Nichols Scholarship: Named after the University’s 2008 Humanitarians of the Year, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to individuals pursuing the benefits of higher education. Recipients for the summer semester include Truitte White and Chrisanndro Smith.
Earl and Thelma Hodges Scholarship: Named after the University’s namesakes, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to individuals pursuing the benefits of higher education. The summer term recipient is Timothy O’Leary.
Terry and Christine Flynn Scholarship: Named after the University’s 2009 Humanitarians of the Year, recipients for the summer semester include Mandy Dominguez, Liana Calderin, Amanda Woo, Marie Mika Midi, Charity Ann Godfrey, Elizabeth Etnoyer, Rafael Martinez, Tina Merriam, John White, Cecilia Buitrago, Gina Ladosinsky and Laura Susan Nash.
American Military Veterans Education Fund: This scholarship is awarded to veteran students who have heroically served their country and now look to Hodges to earn a college degree. The recipient of this scholarship is Robert Ellsworth.
Friends of the University: This scholarship is funded by donations from private donors, institutional fund raising and other sources. The summer 2009 recipients are Stephania Bronstein V. Silva, Dorothea Tocco, Omar Acevedo, Sara Tecle, Berthy A. Pierre-Louis, Margarita Gonzalez, Alison Smith, Daiana Raina Lopez, Iris Songer, Daisy Alvarado, Silvana Russell and Rosa Estela Morales.
Richard and Florence Nogaj Scholarship: This scholarship, named after the donors of the Hodges University – Immokalee learning site building, is awarded to an Immokalee area resident pursuing a degree at Hodges University. The summer 2009 recipient is Eddie Moran.
Moorings Park Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship provides financial assistance to worthy students interested in a career in healthcare. The summer 2009 recipients are Sara Severo and Cindy Aristide.
To be awarded a scholarship, a student must either submit an essay on a particular topic or maintain a certain level of GPA, specific to each scholarship. For more information, contact Dr. Ron Bowman, Dean of Students, at (239) 513-1122.