Seminole State College of Florida alumna Monica Spear, a former Miss Venezuela, was shot and killed in Venezuela, police told media Tuesday.
Spear, who won the Miss Venezuela crown in 2004, and her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry, a travel company boss from London, according to reports, both were killed and are believed to be the victims of an attempted robbery or kidnapping.
Spear started in the College's English Language Studies program in 2001 and received her Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree with honors in May 2003. She transferred to the University of Central Florida, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
The Seminole State College Alumni Association named Seminole County Sheriff Donald F. Eslinger as its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Eslinger was recognized during the Foundation’s Inaugural Legacy Awards on May 12 at the College’s Heathrow Campus.Read More »
Flavio Pacheco, Tatiana Calvo and Latifah Maasarani were awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship worth up to $40,000 a year to complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university and up to $50,000 a year for graduate studies.Read More »
Seminole State’s Athletics Department gathered to celebrate the successes of the 2015-16 season at its annual end-of-the-year banquet on May 4.Read More »