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Scheck Hillel Merit Scholarship Winners Announced

Seven high school students have been awarded Scheck Hillel Community School’s merit scholarships: honors conferred on students who demonstrate a passion for academic excellence, a commitment to core values, a dedication to the arts and a desire to grow and nurture their Jewish identity. 

Through multi-year merit scholarships, Scheck Hillel celebrates outstanding academic achievement, exemplary character traits and remarkable artistic talent. At the highest award level, a scholarship may cover up to 100% full tuition for four years. This year's recipients and finalists stood out among nearly 50 incredible applicants from the greater community and here at home.

“Please join me in congratulating this year's scholarship recipients and their families,” said Vanessa Donaher, Head of Scheck Hillel Community School. “May they continue to achieve in school, uphold our core values, nurture their talents, and know how proud we are of them as they grow in their studies.” 

This year’s recipients are:

Scheck Hillel’s Academic Multi-year Merit Scholarship: Meitalia Factor ‘23 (coming from Miami Beach Senior High School), Shalom Lev Meisels '24 and Jaime Mizrahi '23. 

Scheck Hillel’s Arts Multi-year Merit Scholarship: Ellie Esquenazi '24 and Pola Levy '23

Scheck Hillel’s Character Multi-year Merit Scholarship: Ilan Brejt '23 and Ella Stern '24.

Scheck Hillel creates college preparatory opportunities like this one for students to maximize achievement, foster identity and explore passions, empowering a new generation of global citizens guided by enduring Jewish identity. The application for Scheck Hillel’s 2021 Academic Merit Scholarship will open in Fall 2020.

For more information about Scheck Hillel’s Merit Scholarships or to schedule a campus visit, please contact Betty Salinas, Director of Admissions, at 305-931-2831 x173.