Youth Scholarships

The Sertoma Club of Bradenton Presents very generous Community Academic Achievement Scholarships each Spring to a deserving Manatee County public high school seniors to attend a 4-year accredited college of their choice. The quality of applicants is very outstanding every year and they present a positive image for the youth of America.

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We present Community Academic Achievement Scholarships

Through fund raising activities, The Sertoma Club of Bradenton raises over $40,000 annually, which is returned to the community through scholarships and financial support of local non-profits. We present Community Academic Achievement Scholarships each Spring to deserving Manatee County public high school seniors to attend a 4-year accredited college of their choice. The Sertoma Club of Bradenton, began awarding a University of South Florida Endowed Scholarship to an incoming Graduate student at the USF Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2012.  Initially funding the Endowment with $30,000 donation from fundraising and a benefactor donation from Mrs. Lela Mae Abbott along with annual donations, the scholarship currently annually awards $2,500.

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Check presentation: Left to right, Rich Whetstone, Vice President of Sponsorships, Steven Surrency, PhD, Accredited Interim Chair from USF Communications Department and Club President Reed Cook. Steven spoke updating the club on recent developments and medical breakthroughs in hearing impairments. Check for $5,000 presented to him for endowment.

The Speech & Hearing Van was at Turning Points, providing hearing screenings to homeless people. Some will eventually be supplied with low cost hearing aids.

Gabrirla Guardiola is a graduate of Bayshore High School and a dually enrolled student at State Colllege of Florida. She has been very active in the commmunity and school activities. She is a National Honor Society member and is also on the State College of Florida's President's list. She plans on attending Florida Gulf Coast University where she will major in criminal justice. She hopes to become a criminal pathologist after college.

You Can Make A Difference

Community

Serving mankind starts locally. Sertoma Club of Bradenton helps our local community and many charitable organizations in Manatee and Sarasota county.

Speech and Hearing

Sertomans are committed to helping those with hearing and speech disabilities. Our voice cannot always be heard. For those who cannot hear, there is Sertoma.

Youth Scholarships

Our club provides very generous Academic Scholarships each spring to deserving Manatee County public high school seniors to attend a 4-year accredited college of their choice.

Help Us Grow

Membership gives you the opportunity to volunteer locally, make new friends and professional connections, and lead projects that make your community a better place to live.

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Members can both have fun at our events and raise money for Sertoma charities.

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