A heartfelt THANK YOU to every one of our fabulous queer high school seniors who took the time and effort to apply for the Robert E. Loupo, Jr. ‘Legacy of Change’ Scholarship! We have been overwhelmed by your responses – with over 26 fantastic applications received; it’s evident that the future of our LGBTQ+ community is bright and unstoppable! 🌈🎓

Each and every application radiated a powerful sense of passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to fostering and advocating for equality within our community. It is incredibly inspiring to see such courage and determination in our youth. 💖💪

As we move into the next stage, our dedicated scholarship committee faces the difficult task of reviewing these outstanding applications. Given the sheer amount of talent and drive exhibited by all applicants, we anticipate this will be no easy task. Yet, we are committed to ensuring a fair and thorough review process. 🚀📚

Soon, we’ll announce the deserving recipients of our scholarships worth $5,000, $3,000, and two $2,000 levels. So, stay tuned! 🏆💰

Whether or not you are chosen as a scholarship recipient, it is essential to remember that by applying and standing up for your identity, you have already accomplished something great. You’ve shown courage, taken a stand, and proven that you are ready to make your mark in this world. You’re not just a part of the LGBTQ+ community – you’re leading it, shaping it, and changing it for the better. 💪🌟

We at Safe Schools South Florida are bursting with pride and admiration for all of you. We can’t wait to see where your journey leads you next. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being such a vital part of our mission, community, and this exciting chapter in our shared history. 🌈🎉