The students who earned the scholarships are: Jayson Clayton from Bayshore High School, who will be attending UCF; LeQuint Hall from Manatee High School, who will be attending either Manatee Technical Institute (MTI) or Johnson & Wales University; Kelsey Bradley from Manatee High School, who will be attending UCF; Nathaly Marin from Manatee School for the Arts, who has been accepted to Johnson & Wales University; and Cyandra Younger from Palmetto High School, who plans to attend FAMU.
This marks the 4th consecutive year for Anna Maria Oyster Bar to offer the scholarships to area students. To qualify, applicants were required to be graduating seniors from a Manatee County School District public high school, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and plan to enroll in a full-time culinary arts, hotel/restaurant management or hospitality-
For more information on Anna Maria Oyster Bar, please visit www.OysterBar.net or call 941.761.7797.
About Anna Maria Oyster Bar
Since 1996, The Anna Maria Oyster Bar (AMOB) has been serving fresh seafood at reasonable prices in a family-friendly atmosphere. AMOB has three restaurants in Bradenton, Florida, and employs more than 300 team members. In 2014, AMOB was nominated for the Sarasota Small Business of the Year, earned a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, and was voted Best Early Bird, Best Raw Bar, Best Seafood Restaurant, Best All Around Restaurant, Best Happy Hour, Best Margarita and Best Outdoor Dining by the readers of local publications. The restaurant group is a past winner of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. For more information, visit www.OysterBar.net.
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