mdc-political-science_web.jpgMIAMI — Three Miami Dade College (MDC) students majoring in political science have won scholarships/paid internships from the Miami-Dade County League of Cities (MDCLC).

Jeffrey Romeu, Daniella Candurra and Esperanta Jean-Charles were recently honored during a League meeting at the Miami Outboard Club on Watson Island.

The two South Florida institutions have a longstanding history of collaborating: Since 2007, the MDCLC has provided MDC students the opportunity to participate and become involved in government through its scholarship/internship program, designed for majors in social science, “political science, public administration or a related field.

Students are nominated by faculty. The scholarships are worth $1,000 each.

This year’s MDCLC scholarship recipients:

Romeuis is president of the Hialeah Campus Student Government Association (SGA), vice president of Phi Theta Kappa and state secretary for the Florida College System SGA. His internship is with the city of Hialeah.

Candurra, attends the North Campus Honors College, and is in Phi Theta Kappa and is a STEM Ambassador. Candurra has interned with the city of Miami’s Mayor’s International Council and the Miami Council for International Visitors.

Her internship is with the town of Miami Lakes. Esperanta Jean-Charles, of the Wolfson Campus, is the former president of the Florida Public Service Association and has completed internships with the city of Aventura Police Department and a U.S. congressional campaign. Her internship is with the city of Miami Beach.