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Derek Jeter/Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship

The Derek Jeter/Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship is administered by the Hillsborough Education Foundation. It is awarded to two recipients who exhibit excellence in academics, participate in extra-curricular activities and are active in community service.

Tori Wilson

High School: Armwood High School
College: University of Florida
Major: Dietetics/sports nutrition

Katherine Tison

High School: Chamberlain High School
College: University of Florida
Major: Physics

Gregory Alfonso

High School: Strawberry Crest
College: University of South Florida
College Major: Mechanical engineering

David Barrientos

High School: Gaither High School
College: University of Florida
College Major: Mechanical engineering
Awards & Honors: BETA Award, National Honors Society, Principal's Honor Roll, Scholar Athlete Award and Spanish National Honor Society.

Ellen Moore

High School: Plant High School
College: Furman University, Greenville, S.C.
College Major: Environmental engineering
Awards & Honors: National Honor Society, Beta Honor Club, Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, and Latin Honor Society (among other honor societies), Board Member of Astronomy Club, Kiwi Service Club, The Order of the Gold and Black, Yearbook Editor, AP Scholar with Distinction, Smith Book Award, Varsity Soccer Team Captain 2009-2010, District Champions 2009 & 2010, Lead Overall Points All 4 Years, Seventh at 2008 State Track Meet in 4x800m Relay.

Terril Gibson

High School: Robinson High School
College: Florida State University
College Major: Business; Finance focus

Vanity Shields

High School: Hillsborough High School
College: University of South Florida
College Major: Medical oncology
Awards & Honors: National Honor Society, Zeta Psi Zeta Sorority, President of Sign Language Club, Tutor for Sign Language Club, and varsity basketball player, among others.

Nevena Pehar

High School: Robinson High School
College: University of South Florida
College Major: Music and psychology
Awards & Honors: Athena Young Woman of Promise 2006, Band Director's Award 2005, Girls State Delegate 2006, Master Musician 2006, Volleyball Friendship Award 2005, National Honor Society Member, and the Tri-M Music Honor Society among others.

Charles Zhu

High School: King - International Baccalaureate Program
College: Yale University
College Major: Environmental science and humanities
Awards & Honors: Wendy's High School Heisman finalist 2006, Coco Cola Foundation National Scholars finalist 2006, Senior Environmental Sciences Division-Hillsborough county Science and Engineering Fair Champion 2006, National Advanced Placement Scholar 2006, SDHC Carolyn Crow Memorial Award for Science 2006, Marcela Martinez Award for Leadership 2006, among many others.

Ornella Dixon

High School: Blake High School
College: Florida State University
College Major: English and law major
Awards & Honors: Student Advisory Committee 2006-2008, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Principal's Award 2007, Team Captain Cross Country, and Team Captain Track.

George Connor

High School: Bloomingdale High School
College: University of South Florida
College Major: Business and accounting
Awards & Honors: National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Who's Who of American Scholars, and 2006-2007 District, Regional and State Wrestling Contender.