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       Nina Haven Circle from page 1

         On May 22, this year’s Circle of Scholars reception
      added several new features. In addition to honoring the 2020,
      2021 and 2022 Nina Haven scholarship recipients, the 12
      Copper Key Promise Scholarship Kids were recognized.
      These youngsters are identified as potential Nina Haven
      recipients while they are still in middle school and nurtured
      by a consortium consisting of Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin
      County, Community Foundation of Martin-St. Lucie, House
      of Hope and the Nina Haven Scholarship Foundation.

                                                         Pam Fogt, Nina Haven board president
                                                         and 2022 scholarship recipient Jake   Dr. Nicholas Brown, Nina Haven board treasurer delivering keynote address to
                                                         Flynn                         scholarship recipients.

                                                           The highlight of the day’s
                                                         events was a tribute to Judy
                                                         Weber, who more than
                                                         anyone, is the face of the
      Dr. Nicholas Brown, Nina Haven Scholarships board   nonprofit. Judy spent 26 years
      treasurer, Tom Weber and Judy Weber, Nina Haven    as executive director and/
      Scholarships board member                          or board president at Nina
                                                         Haven Scholarships and is
                                                         still an active board member.
        Students Presented from page 1                   A video tribute was created
                                                         that highlighted her many
        together, everyone could share the task of teaching young   contributions and years of
        people to be responsible and to live with integrity.  commitment.
          This year, more than 50 nominations were received from      To learn more about Nina                                      Tracey  Etelson,  executive
        schools and the community. Nominations of the students are   Haven Scholarships, visit   Judy Weber, Nina Haven   Tiffany Parrish, Nina Haven   director, Nina Haven
        based solely on their character. A panel of judges from the  Scholarships board member  Scholarships board member  Scholarships
        community made the final selection based upon the students’
        essays, their community involvement, leadership qualities,                   Photos by Liz McKinley
        how they have dealt with and overcome obstacles in their
        lives, and personal interviews with the high school finalists.
           The high school award recipients were announced at each
        school’s scholarship night, and middle school recipients were
        announced at each school’s graduation ceremony. Seniors
        were presented with a $1,000 cash award and middle school
        recipients were presented with a plaque.
        High School Recipients
        Clark Advanced Learning Center
        • Cecilia Galeas
        • Sydnee Gilliam
        • Rebecca O’Neill
        • Juliana Sequeira
        • Samuel Vinci
        • Roman Woodcock
        Martin County High School
        • Elizabeth Buntin
        • Jocelyn Hlywa
        • Lauryn Klostreich
        • Hudson McKinney                                2022 Nina Haven Scholarship recipients
        • Mark White
        South Fork High School
        • Esmeralda Acosta
        • Christopher Carnes
        Middle School Award Recipients
        • Hayden Mathews, Murray Middle School
        • Doriellen Padden, Hidden Oaks Middle School
        • Zane Price, Stuart Middle School
        • Aiden Wintercorn, Stuart Middle School                                                   How?
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        by mobilizing the caring power of our community. Since 1972,                    If you like it, buy it!
        the United Way has been working to create long-term social
        change and provide support to Martin County residents by                                   Why?
        investing in programs that strive to: enhance healthy living,
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                                                                                                                     FINE ARTS

        Five students from Martin County High School were
        honored with Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards. Left to
        right: Mark White, Elizabeth Buntin, Hudson McKinney,
        Lauryn Klostreich and Jocelyn Hlywa
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