Name: Nairi Smith House: McKaig-Malthouse Hello my name is Nairi Smith, a first year student at Florida State University majoring in political science with hopes of becoming a lawyer in the future. I am originally from Fort Lauderdale, FL and have lived there my entire life before moving to Tallahassee for school. I heard of […]

Name: Callie Schneider House: ADK Hello! My name is Callie Schneider! I am from Tampa, FL, and I am a junior at Florida State University. I am majoring in media/communication studies with a minor in social entrepreneurship. I am, also, pursuing a certificate in Leadership Studies. I have incredible parents and two amazing younger brothers, […]

Name: Farheen Damani House: Grace Fox I was very nervous coming to SSF as a freshman because I did not know what to expect. This is my last year and I do not want to leave! I have built so many amazing friendships and have learned so many new skills. I know the true meaning […]

Name: Savannah Gardner House: Hansen-UF Hello everyone! My name is Savannah Gardner and I am from Panama City, Florida. I am a first-generation college student attending the University of Florida studying agricultural education and communication. My specialization is in communication and leadership development and I am currently a marketing/social media intern for UF Innovate. I […]

Name: Darius Davis-Wyatt House: Malthouse Hello, my name is Darius Davis-Wyatt, and I am a first-generation freshman at Florida State University. I was born and raised in Orlando, one of Florida’s best cities, and lived with a single mother and two sisters. I have a father in my life, but after 17 years, it comes […]

Name: Libby Mullen House: Lastinger Hi, I’m Libby Mullen! I’m a senior at Florida State University studying English and Communications from Martin County. I’m currently in my 4th year (how is it already four!) of living at SSF. I found out about the Southern Scholarship Foundation in my junior year of high school from my […]

Resident: Ricardo Fryson House: Stone Hello, my name is Ricardo Fryson, and this is my first year at FSU and my first year as an SSF resident. I am from Tampa, Florida, graduating from the best high school in the nation, Howard W. Blake. I found out about SSF through an email that was sent […]

Resident: Kenineson Cene House: Frueauff My name is Kenineson Cene, I am a first-generation college student attending Florida State University. ‚ÄčIn 2011, I excitedly began a new life in the United States, leaving my homeland of Haiti behind. I was 10 years old and ready to live the American Dream. However, once we settled, I […]

Resident: Sophia Belloli House: MET Pilot Hello! My name is Sophia Belloli and I am the Media Coordinator at MET Pilot Scholarship House in Gainesville, Florida, as well as one of the Ambassadors for Central Florida SSF (2019-2020). I am a proud first-generation student, now in my second year at the University of Florida and […]

Resident: Mykalah Moore House: Lastinger Hello! My name is Mykalah Moore and I am a third year resident at the Lastinger Scholarship House, and will be graduating from Florida State University in fall 2020 as a biology major. I found out about SSF through my father, who was actually a resident of Lastinger House when […]