Any graduating senior planning to enter college is eligible for the 1st Annual $500 college grant courtesy of CruiseOne in Islamorada. Suzanne Taskowitz said the grant is available for any Monroe County student (public, private, or home schooled) or dependent of client from CruiseOne or the “Suzanne Too” Charter Boat out of Whale Harbor Marina.
Interested students should pen an essay themed, Peace through Tourism: Building Bridges of Understanding between Cultures.
“I believe that travel changes everything and every traveler is potentially an ambassador for peace,” said Taskowitz.
The award will be presented on June 9 at Coral Shores High School and the money can be used for any college related expense.
Submissions must be 500 – 600 words and the deadline is May 31. Complete information can be obtained from Chris Harris at Coral Shores High School or by calling Suzanne Taskowitz at (305) 664-2664.