Scholarship Recipients

The Florida Attractions Scholarship Foundation has given out more than $25,000 since it was founded in 2013. Every year at the Florida Attractions Annual Conference, scholarships are awarded to rising young hospitality superstars who are prepared to make an impact in our industry after graduation. Here you can learn about the 2018 scholarship recipients.

Tavon Carson

  • Junior at University of Central Florida pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations
  • 3.61 GPA
  • Graduate of the Valencia Bridges-to-Success
  • Graduate member of the Valencia Creative Writing Club Association.
  • University Club of Winter Park Scholarship
  • Copier Dealer's Association scholarship
  • Valencia Seneff Honors College Scholarship
  • Character Performer and Trumpeter at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

Teresa Ricks

  • Junior at Florida International University Pursuing a Bachelor's in Recreational Therapy
  • 3.92 GPA
  • Inter Club Council Representative for E Cubed Club (Empower, Engage, Excel)
  • Leader of Disabilities Awareness Panel Discussion and Disabilities Awareness Workshops
  • Event Organizer (for Empower, Engage, Excel Club and Disability Awareness)
  • Dean's List
  • Guest Ambassador at Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science