Wednesday April 20th at noon, the Flagler Palm Coast Kiwanis gathered at the Elks Lodge on Old Kings Rd, in Palm Coast, to honor the FPC and Matanzas High School Seniors of the Month. In addition, President Mike McElroy, together with Frank Consentino, Awards Chair, presented two special FPC Key Club Scholarships, in the name of Joe Rizzo, for his tireless efforts on behalf of the Flagler Education Foundation.
While the Senior of the Month Awards are ongoing, the Joe Rizzo FPC Key Club Scholarships are a first for the club. Teresa Rizzo was in attendance and spoke; she noted Joe’s special connection to the Key Club and Kiwanis.
Joe Rizzo Scholarships were granted to the President of the FPC Key Club Hailey Bovino and Treasurer Amber Johnson. The faculty advisor for the Club, Vicky Eaton, was also there to receive special recognition. The scholarships for both students were in the amount of five hundred dollars.
Also present from the School Administration was Jeff Reaves, Principal of Matanzas HS and Greg Schwartz, Principal of FPC. Janet, McDonald FPC Kiwanis Foundation Treasurer and School Board Member helped with the ceremonies.
Celebrating were Seniors of the Month along with parents, faculty and family. The Seniors of the month from Matanzas HS : Ethan Drost, Marisa Pereira, and Andie Tice. FPC Seniors were: Rayliana Giaccone, Kenneth Logan, and Aaron Cope.