By: Karin Moffitt
Receiving the exciting news on his birthday, Tempe Prep senior, Enrique Favaro, has been honored with a prestigious Flinn Foundation Scholarship.
The Flinn Scholarship Program provides an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university, and is awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high school seniors each year.
Mr. Favaro a senior at Tempe Prep, recognized as a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and Academic All-American at Speech and Debate, stood out against over 700 competing applicants across the state.
As a Flinn Scholar, Mr. Favaro will receive full scholarships to honor colleges at any state university in Arizona, in addition to room and board and at least two travel abroad experiences, a total value of more than $115,000. Mr. Favaro has chosen to attend Arizona State University to study accountancy.
Flinn Scholars also will have the opportunity to work closely with top faculty and researchers, meet business and civic leaders in their field and form their own community and alumni network.
“Tempe Prep is greatly honored to have one of our outstanding seniors, Enrique Favaro, selected for the prestigious Flinn Scholarship,” stated the Headmaster, Dr. Wayne Porter. “This accomplishment is a direct result of the hard work that Enrique has put into not only his academic accomplishments but also his extracurricular activities and community service. We are so proud to have Enrique represent Tempe Prep as he commences the journey of the rest of his life fully prepared for success.”
Tempe Prep is one of the most established public charter schools in Arizona, providing a robust liberal arts curriculum incorporating advanced math, science, and foreign language, with fine arts and an extensive offering of academic and athletic extracurricular activities, including state champion speech and debate and robotics teams.
For more information on Tempe Prep, parents can visit www.TempePrep.org.