FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. – (May 20, 2021) The Broward League of Cities recently awarded $2,500 scholarships to two Broward County high school seniors with aspirations for careers in public service. The students plan to pursue a college education focused on public service, public policy, government, and/or community affairs.
Since 2010, the Broward League of Cities’ Scholarship for Government Studies program has donated more than $45,000 in financial assistance to High School Seniors pursuing areas of study in the field of municipal government. These students also demonstrated an impressive resume of internships, and volunteerism in governmental, community, and legislative environments. The students were selected from a number of applicants who reside in cities across Broward County.
“We want to support our youth who are interested in a career path of public service,” said Traci Callari, President of the Broward League of Cities. “It is so important to aid our student’s passion for change, at such a young age, and to encourage them to get involved with our municipalities. They will be the builders of our future.”
The recipients to the Broward League of Cities’ Scholarship for Government program are as follows:
Sabrina Rapoport – Cooper City resident, Cooper City High School
Sabrina is a natural leader and currently holds a GPA of 3.78. She also has completed over 333 community service hours. When she gets to college at Mount Holyoke College, Sabrina will be studying Political Science with a possible second major in Mass Communications.
Madison Stauffer – Coral Springs resident, Coral Glades High School
Madison has a GPA of 3.9 and has volunteered more than 285+ community service hours. She has a strong sense of community which is why Madison plans to pursue a degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Leadership at the University of Florida.
To learn more about the Broward League of Cities, call (954) 357- 7370 or visit https://browardleague.org.
ABOUT THE BROWARD LEAGUE OF CITIES:
Chartered in 1957, the Broward League of Cities is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and resolving issues facing Broward County’s 31 cities and municipalities. A member of the Florida League of Cities, which serves to unify local governments throughout the state of Florida, the organization’s membership is made up of elected officials from municipal governments and area businesses. The organization is committed to increasing awareness and providing resolution to issues that affect day-to-day operations of local government, including legislation at the county, state and federal levels.