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The 2023 NABJ-South Florida Scholarship Luncheon held at the prestigious Conrad Hotel in Fort Lauderdale Beach was a resounding success, filled with moments that will be cherished for years to come. This grand event was organized to honor and celebrate the remarkable achievements of four outstanding students who were awarded the Rochelle Bridges and Dwight Lauderdale Scholarships. More than 150 people were in attendance.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed sponsors, whose unwavering support made this luncheon possible. A special thank you goes to the Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, Louis Vera of Vera Cadillac, MIA Media Group, Miami Herald, Demesmin and Dover Law Firm, Dr. Angelo Gousse, the Miami Dolphins Foundation, and Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen Trial Lawyers. Your generosity and commitment to education are truly commendable.

The luncheon was graced by the presence of our esteemed keynote speaker, Sheinelle Jones, the renowned Today Show Host. Her inspiring words resonated with everyone in attendance, leaving a lasting impact on the young scholars and guests alike. Her wisdom and passion for journalism were truly inspiring.

Throughout the event, the atmosphere was filled with excitement and anticipation as the deserving scholarship recipients were announced and honored. The joy and pride on their faces were palpable, as they stood as shining examples of dedication and academic excellence.

The 2023 NABJ-South Florida Scholarship Luncheon was not only a celebration of these exceptional students but also a testament to the power of education and the importance of community support. It is through events like this that we can create opportunities and empower the next generation of leaders in journalism.

We extend our warmest congratulations to the scholarship winners and express our sincere gratitude to all those who made this event a resounding success. Together, NABJ-South Florida is shaping a brighter future for aspiring journalists and fostering a stronger, more inclusive media industry.

NABJ Scholarship Luncheon (Conrad Hotel) 2023