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Four FAU Students Receive the ‘Ruth Moore in Memory of Mabel Sperry College of Education Scholarship’

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL (April 12, 2010) -  Four Florida Atlantic University students majoring in elementary education recently received the “Ruth Moore in Memory of Mabel Sperry College of Education Scholarship,” an award designated for students living in the Treasure Coast area. Nicole Johnson, Nicole Salzano, Jesse Bosque and Allison Pozo were the first recipients of the scholarship, which provides financial aid to deserving elementary education majors completing the State of Florida teacher certification requirements. 
            Ruth Moore, a retired Vero Beach resident, established the award in memory of her late mother, Mabel Sperry. She is a proponent of K-12 education and is a very active participant in Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU’s “Friends of Harbor Branch” program.  Her scholarship is part of FAU’s Treasure Coast Campus TOP Scholarship Program. For more information, contact Jack Aylor, University Advancement, at


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