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Weslee Lim wins 2014 scholarship from Anita Priest Whispering Angels Foundation and Unity Coalition

From Anita Priest Whispering Angels Foundation and Unity Coalition, via Facebook:

Anita Priest Whispering Angels Foundation & the Unity Coalition | Coalición Unida are proud to announce WESLEE LIM as the 2014 Scholarship recipient, offering South Florida LGBT students a chance at higher education

Miami, Florida- March 31, 2014…After a successful first year of partnership, common goals, fundraising & giving back to the community, the Anita Priest Whispering Angels Foundation & Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida are thrilled to announce the 2014 LGBT Scholarship recipient: TEK H. “WESLEE” LIM

Tek H. Lim (Weslee Lim) is majoring in International Business at Florida International University. He is originally from Cambodia and transferred from Limkokwing University of Creativity Technology to FIU in 2011 to pursue his degree and life in the United States. Throughout the years of his education in America, he developed a strong interest in photography through travels and digital art painting via art and charity events. Continuing his strong passion for humanity and community involvement for his own people in a struggling Cambodia, Tek continues to advocate for equality and those in need here in Miami. Tek plans to continue his education, personal, and professional growth while continuing to give back to society here and overseas.

Mr. Lim received his award at the Wick Theatre on March 30th at the Whispering Angels Gala.

Established in 2007 in memory of her later partner, renowned Interior Designer Anita Priest, the “Whispering Angels” Memorial Scholarship program founded by Sandra Holiday is a legacy program that provides a scholarship for the LGBT community to advance their education in the area of Design & the Arts and now - Education.

Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida (UC|CU), the first & only organization for the Latino| Hispanic|LGBTQ Community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning) - advancing Equality since 2002, is proud to once again partner with the Whispering Angels Foundation for 2014, and look forward to the expanded categories for scholarship consideration, to further assist our communities in the pursuit of a college education.

ELIGIBILITY
- You must be a resident of So. Fla.
- Completed and signed application
- Recent photo or digital photo in jpg, gif, or bmp format
- Most recent academic transcript to be sent by the school by e-mail or by mail
- Be 21 or older.
- At least two and no more than three letters of recommendation (At least one of these must be from an
individual familiar with your work in South Florida (no family members)
- A scan of Driver’s License / State Issued ID
- I authorize the Anita Priest Scholarship Committee to review and discuss my grades and other records
concerning me that are maintained by my school or submitted by me for consideration. This authorization is
being granted to this Committee as it pertains to my being considered for a Scholarship Award.

Winning applicants are awarded a $2,500. scholarship for tuition expenses related to Design, the Arts or Education – paid directly to the school.

FOR INFO on the Anita Priest Whispering Angels Foundation and Scholarship Application, visit www.whisperingangelsfoundation.com or www.unitycoalition.org.

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