Saturday, May 16, 2015

Wynn recipient of 2015 Summer Intensive Scholarship

Adreenah Wynn, product of the Franklin County School System

Adreenah Wynn, an undergraduate student at the University Of Florida College Of Fine Arts who has her eyes on becoming a graphic and web designer have been named recipient of a $500 scholarship. The scholarship is to assist Ms. Wynn attend the Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive at the University of Florida scheduled for July 6 -17, 2015.

“We feel that this training program will be of benefit to you, and that you will also make exceptional contributions to the program”, wrote Dr. Jill Sonke, Director of the Center for Arts in Medicine at the university in the announcement letter to Wynn.

Adreenah, the daughter of Apalachicola residents Adron "Sparky" and Olivia Wynn, is a product of Franklin County Consolidated School and was selected salutatorian for the graduating class of 2012. While attending high school she was active in the National Society of High School Scholars, vice-president of the Student Government Association, president of her class, served as the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador, and held memberships in both the Beta Club and in Mu Alpha Theta. In addition, she served as the student representative on the School Advisory Council and vice-president of the Youth Advisory Council.

While enrolled at the university she has worked at the Florida Sea Grant Program, held an internship at the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, and often traveled back to Franklin County with other UF Arts in Medicine students to perform volunteer work throughout the community.

Adreenah’s scholarship is for $500, but the full program fee for students to attend the Summer Intensive is $965 and she may need a little help coming up with the balance. Space in the program is limited, and she must confirm her acceptance by May 29th.