Despite receiving great applications from impressive students around the country, we are tasked with awarding one outstanding young individual, who deserves to be recognized for his hard work and perseverance and his commitment to education despite any adversity faced as a child of hard-working immigrants in America.
2016 Winner: Ernest Raphiel Airon M. Lontoc
In 2016, Ernest Lontoc, a recent high school graduate, is the winner of the DREAM Act Scholarship, designed to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States.
By furthering the educational goals of these unique members of our nation, our firm looks to invest in a richer, more inclusive future for our country and those who seek to join it, and Mr. Lontoc is no exception as his impressive academic history and commitment to his community showcase how best to overcome any adversity and keep in pursuit of his educational goals.
Having just graduated from Florida Atlantic University High School, Mr. Lontoc was grateful to discover he was the recipient of this year’s scholarship and stated that it would help to support his goal of continuing his education and becoming a nurse. His commitment to serving others and making a better future for everyone through his aspirations in nursing show us this is only the beginning of great work to come from this young man.
2017 Dream Act Scholarship
Information on the 2017 Dream Act Scholarship.