Three seniors were named Pathfinder Award winners during a virtual awards ceremony the evening of May 13. Andie Smith '22 won a first-place Pathfinder in the Sports category, Kiley Malmberg ‘22 was named a second-place winner in the Business category, and Jake Zur ‘22 won third-place in the Computer Engineering category.
“In a complex and rapidly changing world, a good education is the best way to ensure a life of excellence, growth, and creativity. This basic tenet applies not only to the individual but also to the community. A community-led by people with foresight and the ability to think through problems – the fruits of a good education – is one that will prosper through the best and worst of times,” The Palm Beach Post wrote in an online description of the 2022 awards.
This year, 534 students from 45 public, private, and charter schools were nominated by their schools for the 39th annual Pathfinder Scholarship Awards Program. A team of 54 judges interviewed semi-finalists as part of the process. Since its inception in 1984, the Pathfinders have awarded over $3.4 million in scholarships.
Executive Editor of The Palm Beach Post Rick Christie said the ceremony honored “the best and brightest high school students in Palm Beach and Martin Counties.”
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