The Cuban American Bar Foundation awards scholarships to law students
The Cuban American Bar Foundation (CABF) recently awarded 12 scholarships to law students totaling $51,000.
- The Honorable Margarita Esquiroz Scholarship was awarded to Veronica Alba who attends Florida A&M University College of Law.
- The Honorable Mario P. Goderich Scholarship was awarded to Chaveli Claver Guzman who attends Florida International
University College of Law.
- The Osvaldo Soto, Esq., Scholarship was awarded to Jenelly Perez who attends Florida State University College of Law.
- The Juez Carlos “Benito” Fernandez Scholarship was awarded to Zachary Torres who attends University of Florida Levin College of Law.
At-large scholarships were awarded to Nya Hedman of Cornell Law School; Dorkas Medina Rodriguez of Georgetown University Law Center; Isabella Alvarez of Ave Maria School of Law; Aliet Sanchez Castro, Kaitlyn Jauregui, and Jose Vazquez of University of Miami School of Law; Lilia Gomez of Southern University Law Center; and Lorena Gonzalez of St. Thomas University College of Law.
In addition, through CABF’s endowed scholarships at various law schools, the University of Miami School of Law awarded this year’s scholarship to Lisdeyvis Mestre Echavarria in the amount of $7,500; Nova Shepard Broad College of Law awarded
this year’s scholarship to Sarahy Poncela in the amount of $4,000; St. Thomas University College of Law awarded this year’s scholarship to Lorena Gonzalez in the amount of $3,500; Florida State University College of Law will be choosing its award
recipients soon for a total of $5,000; Florida International University College of Law awarded this year’s scholarships to Amys Serret and Michelle Jules for $2,546 and $2,815 respectively; and University of Florida Levin College of Law will also be
choosing its award recipient soon.
CABF is dedicated to promoting and assisting Cuban-American law students and law students interested in activities of importance to the Cuban-American community “to achieve their full potential through access and increased diversity in the legal profession.” Since its inception, CABF has provided scholarships for law students in accredited law schools and has honored the memory of distinguished lawyers and judges by awarding scholarships in their memory.