Kantner Foundation, Inc., Announces 2021 Kantner Foundation Scholarship Winners

PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Kantner Foundation, Inc., an IRS Section 501(c)(3) private foundation awards scholarships to outstanding students who have demonstrated high potential for future success and who have met the qualifications set forth by the Foundation. The following students have been awarded $3,000 scholarships, payable to colleges and universities in the United States, during the 2021 application cycle:

Abdul-Malik Zekri, Freedom High School
Alyssa Hurwitz, Olympic Heights Community High School
Alyssa Sanchez, Lake Brantley High School
Brayden Nelson, The Out of Door Academy
Caleb Smith, Crossroad Academy Charter School
Cara Jackson, Newberry High School
Casey Erickson, Marco Island Academy
Christa Harding, Riverview High School
Cody Szelc, Riverview High School
Daniel Laverde, Saint John Paul II Academy
Daniela Loverde, Miami Country Day School
Ethan Louis Wood, Western High School
Faith Krost, Olympic Heights Community High School
Franey Zeng, Lawton Chiles High School
Gabriela Valentina Gonzalez-Duarte, Riverview High School
Gabriella Haire, Jupiter High School
Hailey Marie McCullough, Monarch High School
Jack Holden Squier, The Pine School
Jorden Schoen, Park Vista Community High School
Joshua Daniel Streitmatter, Riverview High School
Julia Van Arsdale, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Justin Cook, Edgewood Jr Sr High School
Justin Ojah-Maharaj, Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Kaylee Parker, South Dade Senior High School
Kelsey Villaflor, Evangelical Christian School
Madison Emily MacDiarmid, Academy of the Holy Names
Megan Mullen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy
Michele D’Aquino, College Academy at Broward College
Nicolas Antonio Namia, Palm Beach Central High School
Nicolas Jimenez, Divine Savior Academy
Nicole Lynne Gillis, Gulf Breeze High School
Philrosen Luchy Monfiston Sejour, Winter Haven High School
Rachel Rose, American Heritage School Boca/Delray
Sarah Emily Clein, Wellington High School
Sarah Frank, Blake High School
Sophia Aweshah, Braulio Alonso High School
Srikar Parsi, Strawberry Crest High School
Tsehai de Souza, Trinity Preparatory School

To date the Foundation has distributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in the form of scholarships and grants to not-for-profit organizations throughout Florida. The annual scholarships are available only to Florida high school seniors who have demonstrated an interest in business and entrepreneurship.

Sam Silverman, president of the Kantner Foundation, noted that this was a particularly competitive year, and extended his congratulations to the successful applicants. He further encouraged students to apply for the scholarship next year: “The Kantner Foundation board of trustees and I look forward to receiving more applications from the talented students throughout Florida in 2022.”

Applications for the 2022 scholarship cycle open in spring 2022. The Kantner Foundation is one of a select few private foundations in the country whose scholarship application and review process is completely online. This allows the Foundation to evaluate more potential candidates and increases the likelihood of awarding more scholarships.

About Kantner Foundation, Inc.: The Kantner Foundation was established in 1987 by Woodrow A. Kantner, a self-made real estate developer and investor from Martin County, Florida, to carry out his twin objectives of advancing the free enterprise system and community-based philanthropy, including the protection of private property rights, and providing scholarships to like-minded high school students from the local community. Over the past 33 years, more than 200 scholarships have been awarded to students who demonstrate high potential for future success and have met the qualifications set by the Kantner Foundation.

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