The First State Manufactured Housing Association (FSMHA) in Delaware has chosen three finalists to receive the $3,000 in scholarship funds they donate each year to students who live in manufactured homes, according to what delawareonline tells MHProNews.
Eric Nielsen, a 2016 graduate of Milford Senior High School, will major in Government and International Politics with hopes of working abroad for the U. S. government. He was vice president of the National Honor Society and participated in several musical groups as well as cross country, bowling and the Academic Challenge Program. Eric lives in a manufactured home in Milford, DE.
Trevonte Cephas graduated from Sussex Technical High School in 2014 and is now majoring in marketing at Goldey-Beacon College. At Tech he participated in the Skills USA competition and is a member of a Christian organization, Students with a Purpose. As a member of the college’s student ambassador program, he gives tours of the campus to potential students. Trevonte is interning at a bank this summer for the third consecutive year. His family’s MH is in Bridgeville, DE.
Otoniel Perez, a Sussex Central High School graduate of 2014, is now majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, where he will begin his junior year this fall. He participated in intramural sports at Sussex, and is now a member of Resources to Insure Successful Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and RAILE. Otoniel, who lives in an MH in the Sand Hills MHC in Georgetown, DE, intends to go into the automotive industry and design cars of the future.
Since 1999, the FSMHA has donated $39,000 to fund 37 scholarship recipients. ##
(Image credit: First State Manufactured Housing Association)
Article submitted by Matthew J Silver to Daily Business News-MHProNews.