Scholarship Winners!

Meet our deserving winners, read their bios and leave a few words of encouragement.

= multi-year scholarships awarded!

Deandre Thomas

2013 Scholarship Winner

Auburndale High School


Graceland University

Deandre Thomas (AAO ’13) is the son of a single mother, living in a low-income community and has witnessed much unlawful activity over the school years. He has developed a well-grounded set of guidelines and principles taught to him by his mother.  Deandre has excelled at Auburndale High School while playing football and he was named offensive team captain his senior year because of his strong leadership skills and outstanding play both his sophomore and junior years. In addition to football, he has been very active in high school student government organizations and city youth guidance groups dealing with drug prevention and delinquency. Deandre will attend Graceland University in Iowa and play football in the fall.


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Lakeland FL 33813

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