PRESS ROOM: Ford Awards “Tech Sassy Girlz” $20,000 in STEAM Scholarships

(From left-right) Jenisse Rios of Colonial High School; Naia Butler of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Laine Powell, the executive director of Tech Sassy Girlz; Chaun Avery-Brown, the Orlando Sales Operations Manager for Ford, Jianna Best of Cypress Creek High School; and Evelyne Merceron standing in for her daughter Samela Pynas of Oak Ridge High School. (Ford)

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Affirming its commitment to education in minority communities and careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM), the Ford Motor Company recently presented $20,000 in scholarships to four deserving young girls at the “Tea & Bytes” annual fundraising event benefiting Tech Sassy Girlz, an Orlando-based nonprofit that provides minority girls, grades 6–12, with exposure and access to STEAM fields through college preparation, career readiness, mentoring and hands-on learning experiences.

Jenisse Rios of Colonial High School; Naia Butler of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Jianna Best of Cypress Creek High School; and Samela Pynas of Oak Ridge High School each received $5,000.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 203,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.

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