Do you need money for college? Are you a male? Are you black? If you meet all of these then you may be in luck. Albert Gibbs is a former student from Deerfield Beach High School who graduated in 2001. He went on to study at the University of South Florida where he had received degrees in Business Marketing and Creative Writing and continued to do Postgraduate studies at Imperial College in London, England studying international business.
Albert Gibbs has always had a love for Deerfield Beach High School and has accomplished a lot in his life, including being a published author, a 30 under 30 recipient by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, and an IT salesman. He is currently working in Citrix Systems as the Consulting Manager For the Eastern Region of North America. In addition to that, Gibbs is offering a scholarship to assist young black males that graduate from Deerfield Beach High School to help pay the cost and expenses of continuing their education. In order for a student to be able to apply, they must meet the following requirements:
- Must be a Black American Male high school senior at Deerfield Beach High School
- Must have at least a 2.75 or higher GPA
- Have displayed leadership qualities
- Plan to major in Business, Engineering or Education in college
If interested, the application can be found on Naviance. The last day to apply is Sunday, April 1st, 2018. The finalist will be chosen for a face-to-face interview in the spring. The award is between $500-$1000. Speak to Ms. Davis with any questions or concerns in room 152.