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Broward College Student Receives Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Paul Harvel.jpgHonors Student Paul Harvel is Broward College’s 13th recipient of the nation’s most competitive and prestigious scholarship, the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded to the most outstanding community college students, allowing them to complete their bachelor’s degrees at an accredited four-year college or university. This year, 85 scholars were selected from 3,705 applicants from 737 community colleges.

Broward College also honored outstanding academic achievement by students at the Robert “Bob” Elmore Honors College Convocation Ceremony last month.

“The Honors Convocation gives students the chance to be recognized for their special accomplishments,” said Dr. Tai Houser, Honors College director.

Awardees honored included:

  • Bocchino Family Scholarship Award : Cordette Vanzant
  • Barry Goldwater Scholar Award: Francisco Encalada
  • Director’s Award: Thomas Kent
  • Academic Dean’s Award – Central: Nucleus Shelton;  North: My Ford Noel;  South: Jesus Rodriguez
  • Campus President’s Award – Central: Bethany Bowra; North: Simoni Kunharski; South: Juan Villata
  • Coordinator Service AwardsCentral: Tara Mayer; North: Franklin Fronek; South: Bonnie Bhounphob
  • Biology Award – North: Amanda Brack
  • Chemistry Award – North: Michael Brown
  • Computer Science Award – North: Gillian Williams
  • English Award – North: Niccole Lacy; South: Janeli Gourzong
  • Geography Award – Central: Valerie Hurtado
  • History Award – Central Campus: Fernando Soler-Casanova; South: Juan Villata
  • Interdisciplinary Honors Award – Central: Alice Lopez
  • International Relations Award – Central; Campus: Fernanda Pegado Catergiani
  • Mathematics – South: Allen McDonadl
  • Philosophy Award – Central: Elizabeth Breder
  • Political Science Award – Central: Yekaterina Lobuzova
  • Psychology – South Campus: Bethany Bowra
  • Religion Award – Central: Christian Andres Castello
  • Sociology – South: Mickerlange Augustin
  • Speech Communications Award – North: Franklin Fronek
  • Visual & Performing Arts Award – Central: Cinthia Nunez

For more information, call Tai Houser, Ph.D., at 954-201-7646 or

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