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Luncheon honors Barnes Scholarship winners and finalists

Andrew Barnes, retired chairman and CEO of the St. Petersburg Times, left, and his daughter, Elizabeth Barnes, center, greet scholarship finalist Colleen Pulawski of Spring Hill at a luncheon at the Marriott Roosevelt for finalists and winners of the Barnes Scholarship. Pulawski, 18, will be attending Carnegie Mellon University.

CHERIE DIEZ | Times

Andrew Barnes, retired chairman and CEO of the St. Petersburg Times, left, and his daughter, Elizabeth Barnes, center, greet scholarship finalist Colleen Pulawski of Spring Hill at a luncheon at the Marriott Roosevelt for finalists and winners of the Barnes Scholarship. Pulawski, 18, will be attending Carnegie Mellon University.

The four winners and six finalists of the 2011 Barnes Scholarship were honored Tuesday at a luncheon in St. Petersburg. In all, 58 Tampa Bay high school seniors were semifinalists this year. The winners were: Fedner Lauture, St. Petersburg High; Tuba Sahiti, Northeast High; Kelsey McDonald, Alonso High and Roberto Villalba, Gaither High. The finalists were: Colleen Pulawski, Frank W. Springstead High; Fatima Kamara, Freedom High; Bradley Sykes, Plant High; Andre Revell, St. Petersburg High, Benjamin Willis, Plant City High, Richard Anderson, Ridgewood High, Pasco. Below is a list of the semifinalists.

Semifinalists

Citrus County

Jeraldine Needham

Crystal River High School

GPA: 3.8

Masumi Palhof

Crystal River High School

GPA: 4.22

Amber Peacock

Lecanto High School

GPA: 4.1

Hernando County

Sarah McConnell

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School

GPA: 4.4

Maria Garcia

Frank W. Springstead High School

GPA: 4.46

Bermarie Jerez

Frank W. Springstead High School

GPA: 4.0

Hillsborough County

Kayla Freed

Hillsborough High School

GPA: 4.99

Ashley Bracewell

Plant City High School

GPA: 3.8

Victoria Watkins

Plant City High School

GPA: 5.38

Kyle Franken

Spoto High School

GPA: 5.62

Austine Friedrich

Spoto High School

GPA: 5.01

Alisha Simpson

Tampa Bay Technical High School

GPA: 5.46

Aniek Cruz

Alonso High School

GPA: 5.1

Ashley Stephens

Alonso High School

GPA: 4.8

Sinhye Lee

Bloomingdale High School

GPA: 4.73

Khattiya Chharath

East Bay High School

GPA: 6.0

Benjamin Epps

Freedom High School

GPA: 4.86

Diandra Latibeaudiere

Freedom High School

GPA: 4.85

Jabin Jose

Middleton High School

GPA: 5.9

Stephanie Pena

Middleton High School

GPA: 4.0

Jonathan Castillo

Robinson High School

GPA: 5.32

Cody Smith

Robinson High School

GPA: 5.0

Brooke Jimenez

Sickles High School

GPA: 5.61

Anthony Medina

Strawberry Crest High School

GPA: 4.92

Mara Richman

Tampa Catholic High School

GPA: 3.93

Abraham Lozano

Wharton High School

GPA: 5.58

Manatee County

Christal Hayes

Bayshore High School

GPA: 3.38

Sabrina Torres

Bayshore High School

GPA: 4.0

Katie Granberg

Manatee High School

GPA: 3.9

Abydjana Tresalus

Manatee High School

GPA: 4.3

Pasco County

Michael Davidson

Academy at the Lakes, Pasco

GPA: 3.8

Zachary Ivanac

Gulf High School

GPA: 4.4

Ishia Perez

Gulf High School

GPA: 3.7

Joshua Gabel

J.W. Mitchell High School

GPA: 3.9

Anson Angail

Zephyrhills High School

GPA: 4.52

Bethany Smith

Zephyrhills High School

GPA: 4.03

Luis Adan

Home-schooled

GPA: 3.53

Pinellas County

Miles Marinello

Dunedin High School

GPA: 4.2

Adam Keilbach

Seminole High School

GPA: 4.0

Joshua Goff

St. Petersburg High School

GPA: 4.6

Valiece Long

Clearwater High School

GPA: 4.42

Paula Vargas

Northeast High School

GPA: 4.37

Mickael Lai

Seminole High School

GPA: 4.3

India Bowman

St. Petersburg High School

GPA: 3.69

Jasmine Wheeler

St. Petersburg High School

GPA: 4.2

Kenneth Bowers

School: St. Petersburg Collegiate High School

GPA: 4.76

Miranda Moon

School: Shorecrest Preparatory School

GPA: 3.13

Justin Zirlott

School: Center Academy High School

GPA: 4.0

Compiled by Times editorial assistant Emily Rieman

Luncheon honors Barnes Scholarship winners and finalists 04/19/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 6:17pm]
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