Photo Galleries »

Immokalee High student wins scholarship

  • Previous
  • 1 of 5
  • Next
Dania Maxwell/Staff
Candace Perez, left, is hugged by family friend, Esmeralda Morano, after receiving a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, at Immokalee High School on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace's mother, Silvia, right, watches on. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.

Photo by DANIA MAXWELL, NAPLES DAILY NEWS

Dania Maxwell/Staff
Candace Perez, left, is hugged by family friend, Esmeralda Morano, after receiving a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, at Immokalee High School on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace's mother, Silvia, right, watches on. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.

Buy this photo

Photo Rating:
Gallery Rating:

  • Previous
  • 1 of 5
  • Next
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Candace Perez, left, is hugged by family friend, Esmeralda Morano, after receiving a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, at Immokalee High School on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace's mother, Silvia, right, watches on. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Candace Perez, left, wipes tears of joy from her face after receiving a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, at Immokalee High School on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace's mother, Silvia, stands at her side. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Silvia Perez arrives to the Immokalee High School auditorium to surprise her daughter, Candace, when she receives a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations and Special Projects for the Miami Dolphins, Nat Moore, left, congratulates Candace Perez, center, with her mother Silvia, right, after receiving a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, at Immokalee High School on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Honor students at Immokalee High School file into the auditorium where senior, Candace Perez will receive a $5,000 college scholarship through Sun Life Awards, a cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Immokalee, Fla. Candace was nominated for the scholarship through the Guadalupe Center, an organization serving children and families in Immokelee. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program will invest $220,000 in grants and scholarships to South Florida students and nonprofit organizations this year.

Comments on this photo » 0

Be the first to post a comment!

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.

Features