2019 Scholarship Recipients

Hernando County BPW Scholarship Recipients 2019

High School Seniors

Abigail Rich
Abigail is a senior at Springstead High School and is planning to attend University of North Florida in the fall to pursue Nursing and a minor in Deaf Studies. She is graduating from High School with her AA degree and a 4.08 GPA. Her dream is to become a firefighter or a trauma/flight nurse.

Adriana Nguyen
Adriana is a senior at Nature Coast High School and is planning to attend Florida State University pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. Since 2017 she has been involved in community service with the National Honor Society and the National Beta Club. Journalism is a professional career that has stood out to her and another career possibility for Adriana is serving in public office, local, state, or federal level. Public
office would allow her to help people directly.

Jordana Wisloh
Jordana is a senior at Springstead High School and is planning to attend Florida State University to earn a Degree in Accounting /CPA Certification. She will graduate from high school with an Associate in Arts degree from Pasco-Hernando State College. She has participated in marching band, concert band, Beta Club, Key Club and Spanish Club.

Lesley Banh
Lesley is a senior at Springstead High School and is planning to attend University of Florida. She will pursue a pre-med profession in biology, MD, MD-PhD. She has been involved in student Government, National Beta Club, IB Community, Tutoring and awarded Scholar with Distinction 2018. Her goal is to receive a doctorate degree in medicine.

Returning Students

Nikki Compton
Ms. Compton is currently enrolled at the ATA Career Education in their LPN Program. Currently works as a certified nursing assistant at a rehabilitation facility, working the3rd shift so she can go to school during the day and take care of her children. Upon completion of the LPN program she plans to enroll in the LPN to RN bridge program. Her goal is to work in the trauma unit and continue on to get her Bachelors in Nursing.

Bonnie A. Towne
Ms. Towne is currently enrolled at the ATA Career Education in their LPN Program. After graduating from ATA Career Education she plans to work at Home Hospice Care and to continue her education to obtain her Registered Nursing degree. In the future her goal is to earn a Master’s Degree in Nursing enabling her to teach others.