Foundation Scholars

Board of Directors 2019
Susan Birk, President
Mary Koss, Secretary
Jim Giraldin, Treasurer
Steve Booma
Bob Cole
Barbara Gartland
Don Hutton
Carl Kraus
Jill Mikes
LaRee Moody
Susan Rodgers
Jayne Evans, Ex Officio


  Jack Baker (Assistant Tennis Professional)
Jack is attending UNF and working toward a degree in Business and Finance.
Kayla Bulik (daughter of Joe Bulik, Grounds Supervisor)
Kayla is pursuing a degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice at UNF.
Samantha Brown (daughter of Andy Brown, Asst. Golf Course Superintendent)
Sammy, after completing her AA at FSCJ, is now continuing her studies in Elementary Education at UNF.
  Ian Carpenter (Food & Beverage)
Ian is at FSCJ working toward a degree in Zoology.
  Michael Gambuzza (Server)
Michael attends Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. He hopes to become a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and will minor in history and government. 
  Kiersten Goetz (Server)
Kiersten, a senior at FSU studying Communication Science and Disorders, hopes to help autistic children improve their speech capabilities. 
  Jordan Kiernan (Server)
Jordan is attending Valencia College and her goal is a career in Entertainment Management. 
Ryan Lark (Server)
Ryan is a senior studying Chemistry/Pre-dental at The University of Florida. His long term goal is to become an oral surgeon.
  Morgan Lemon (Daughter of Noel Lemon, Golf Director of Member Services)
Morgan is working toward an AA degree at FSCJ with a long term goal of business or marketing. 
  Mariana Narvaez (Server)
Mariana attends Valencia College in Orlando and will pursue a degree in Entertainment Management.
  Alec Regan (Beach House)
Alec attends UNF and his goal is to be a doctor of optometry. 

Hunter Simes (Server)
Hunter attends UNF and is studying in the Biomedical Sciences field.
Abigail Smith (daughter of Daniel Smith, Groundskeeper)
Abby is working toward a degree in Environmental Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers.

  Lindsay Wilson (Stepdaughter of Lars Hakansson, Director of Tennis)
Lindsay, a student at SCAD (Savannah School of Art & Design), will focus her studies on illustration and sequential art. 


The Plantation Foundation awarded its first scholarships in November 2013.  Since then, many of our award winners have completed undergraduate degrees and are pursuing further education or busy starting a career.  We wish all of them much success.

Kayla Bentz
Kelly Cason
Jessica Chamberland
Matt Dawson
Sarah DeBellis
Justin DeJarnette
Abby Escano
Alex Fechtel
Sydney Fechtel
Rhett Franklin
Emilia Hakansson 
Mike Hubbard
Tiffany Ibanez
Cindy Kichura
Jeff Lukas

Jessica Madden
Nick Malone
Alyssia Molina
Xavier Ripka-Kemenek
Juliana Roldan
Kyle Sanland
Kailee Schnabele
Kristian Sipos
Ashley Small
Olivia Suddarth
Sherry Turner
Francesca Vandersluis
Amber Vachon
Arina Yakotseva
Cole Younger