Big Awards and Scholarship Ceremony

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties recently held their annual Big and Little Awards to honor the successes of the BBBS Littles and those who defend their potential.

The newly founded Florida Prepaid College Foundation Path to Prosperity Scholarship Program powered by Florida Power & Light offers high school students the opportunity to receive a two-year Florida College Plan Scholarship. Eligible students must meet all the criteria including being an active member in the mentoring program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

Among the top awards for service and commitment to Big Brothers Big Sisters Palm Beach and Martin Counties in 2023 are:

Big Brother of the Year- Hank Henderson
Little Brother of the Year- Damarius Green

Big Sister of the Year- Kelly Logan
Little of the Year- Kahmora Hendrix

Teen Big of the Year- Madeleine Simoneaux
Little of the Year- Messiah Jefferson

Partner in Potential- Naywona Burnett-Graham
Partner in Potential- Connections Education Center

Scholarship winners include: Tanvir Ahmed, Breyana Brown, Janevea Clayton, Rhianna Ennis, Andree Francis, Karen Garcia, Jennifer Geffrard, Mikayla Gibson, Suzely Jayseus, Jessica Laroche, Dina Medelus, Malachi Nelson, Tatiana Ronelus, Kirley Ross, Miyocha Simeon, and Guerlandy Villanoix. (Schools Represented: Forest Hill High School, Florida Virtual School, The Open Doorway School, Lake Worth High School, Santaluces High School, Suncoast High School, and Inlet Grove High School).