scholarships

Navarre American Legion celebrates organization’s centennial

Navarre American Legion celebrates organization’s centennial

Navarre’s American Legion Post 382 celebrated its organization’s centennial anniversary Saturday during a day of barbeque and live music. The American Legion Post 382 at 1850 Luneta Street has become the center for Navarre’s veterans to convene. Read the full article in the March 21 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options […]

Generous Gift

Generous Gift

Holley Navarre Firefighter Michael Hall presents a check for $6,100 to Myra Fowler, the office manager at Spectrum House, Monday morning. The money was raised at a charity golf tournament the Holley Navarre Professional Firefighters Association held in October at Hidden Creek. Read the full article in the Nov. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

Brown’s generosity assures her legacy will carry on for years to come

Brown’s generosity assures her legacy will carry on for years to come

It was at one of Navarre’s Junior ROTC military balls that Master Chief Jim Ethridge recalls a funny story about the late Shirley Brown, a long-time supporter of ROTC who used the cadets for many of the community service efforts she was involved with in Navarre. The connection between Brown and the high school’s ROTC […]

UWF funding campaign smashes $50 million goal

UWF funding campaign smashes $50 million goal

After 50 years, $50 million was just not enough. The University of West Florida celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a goal-smashing $64.4 million Capital Campaign, raised by almost 20,000 donors, including 55 planned gifts and nearly $18 million in scholarships. “We are truly grateful for the generosity of the community we serve, the alumni we […]

Giving in full bloom at Spring Fling

Giving in full bloom at Spring Fling

For its 11th year, the Navarre Garden Club’s Spring Fling blossomed at the Navarre Days Inn and Suites Conference Center. The brightly themed event is one of the two major fundraisers for the club. The fling’s counterpart, Santa’s Workshop, take place near Christmas and features a holiday theme. Read the full article in the April […]

Santa Rosa offers free adult high school program

Santa Rosa offers free adult high school program

For Santa Rosa County residents looking to complete their high school diploma the county library system offers a free solution that can be completed in under a year. Career High School Online is an accredited online classroom through Cengage company designed to allow adults to complete their diploma without having to repeat courses they have […]

Are you the next female STEM star? Scholarships worth $200,000

Are you the next female STEM star?  Scholarships worth $200,000

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox announce “The Search For Hidden Figures” contest to discover emerging female visionaries in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and you have until Dec. 10 to enter. The contest is inspired by the upcoming film “Hidden Figures” and will award up to $200,000 in scholarships to promising female leaders. This […]

Rotary Club of Navarre Pancake Breakfast

Support the Rotary Club of Navarre and their efforts to award graduating Navarre High School Seniors with $1,000 college scholarships. There will be a Pancake Breakfast Saturday, Sept. 24, from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at East River Smokehouse. Tickets are $5 for all you can eat pancakes plus  sausage, coffee and orange juice. Kids 5 […]

NJROTC caps off outstanding year

NJROTC caps off outstanding year

Achievement and recognition were on the agenda last Wednesday night at Navarre High School as the Navy JROTC unit held its annual Awards and Change of Command Ceremony in the gymnasium. Master Chief Jimmy Etheridge was proud of the cadets who earned scholarships or awards and was particularly proud of the seniors who saw their […]

Keeping art education alive

Keeping art education alive

Oh what a night for art programs in the local schools. Educators, students and supporters of the arts gathered in the Gulf Breeze Library Meeting Room the evening of May 3 for a presentation where Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc., awarded a $20,000 grant for art programs and other education efforts in area schools. This is […]

Garden Club offering two scholarships

Garden Club offering two scholarships

Promoting horticulture and environmental science is one of the goals of the Navarre Garden Club. Offering two scholarships each year to students is the club’s way of working toward achieving that goal. “One of our goals is to further good horticulture and this is a great way to do it,” said Ginger Eisele, who is […]

H.S. Seniors: Mediacom offers $55,000 in scholarships

H.S. Seniors: Mediacom offers $55,000 in scholarships

Mediacom Communications is offering $55,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education. The scholarship program is in its 15th consecutive year and Mediacom’s investment will award $1,000 World Class Scholarships to 55 high school seniors. The financial award can support educational expenses for higher education or vocational training from […]

Students compete for scholarships with duct tape prom outfits

Students compete for scholarships with duct tape prom outfits

“I thought it was going to look like one of those Pinterest fails,” Chloey Guy said of her prom dress that was made out of duct tape. Guy, an incoming senior at Navarre High School, participated in the Duck brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship contest by creating a 1920s-style flapper dress using duct tape. “I […]