2023 Scholarship Recipients

The NATAS Suncoast Chapter awarded a total of $67,300 to 18 Suncoast Region students for the 2023 Suncoast Student Scholarship Awards. Derryl Barnes, Jr., from the University of Miami, was awarded the prestigious $10,000 Bob Behrens Scholarship Award.

The scholarship application period for the 2022-2023 school year took place from February 1 to March 1, 2023.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

2023 Suncoast Chapter Scholarship Recipients
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Derryl Barnes, Jr. – University of Miami

Poddy Dickson Ody Adieze – Miami Dade College North Campus
Xavier Aquino Muniz – University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo
Matthew Barturen – Florida State University
Laura Blanco – Barry University
Kimberly Blum – University of Florida
Lucas Bogardus – Florida International University
Billie Brightman – University of Miami
Morgan Champey – University of Miami
Andrea Fonseca – Florida International University
Alexis Chaille Genovese  – Southeastern Louisiana University
Sophie Howell – Southeastern Louisiana University
Genesis Ibarra – Florida International University
Alessia Lavayen – Santa Fe College
Ian Nicoll – Southeastern Louisiana University
Chaney Scott McCorquodale – The University of Alabama Honors College
Bianca Smith – University of Florida
Alexis Vivanco – University of Florida