Villagers Scholarship Given to FIU Architecture Students


The Villagers, Inc. have awarded $3,000 scholarships to both Eileen Nunes Koo and Sarah Malebranche, M.Arch candidates.

A total of $28,000 in scholarships were given to nine students by The Villagers, Inc. scholarship selection committee, which included Chairwoman Joann Trombino and Villagers Joan Bounds and Toni Garcia. The students were chosen for their interest in historic preservation and restoration and based on scholastic standing, recommendations, samples of their work, and statements of interest in preserving our architectural past.

The Villagers, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of historic sites in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Founded in 1966, the all-volunteer organization is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3.

The featured image is provided courtesy of The Villagers, Inc. and includes (from left to right) Villager Joan Bounds, FIU student Eileen Nunes Koo, FIU student Sarah Malebranche, and Villager Toni Garcia.

This article was written with the help of The Villagers, Inc.

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