WWE (NYSE: WWE) recently awarded four $10,000 scholarships to four Full Sail University students:
· Joanne Castillo, a Recording Arts student from San Jose, Calif.
· Travis Daniels, a Film student from Buford, Ga.
· Brandon Mojica, a Sports Marketing & Media student from Bronx, N.Y.
· Kas Soloman, a Recording Arts student from Gahanna, Ohio.
WWE has awarded 18 scholarships to Full Sail University students, totaling $180,000 since WWE’s partnership with Full Sail began in May 2012. These scholarships are applied toward the recipient’s areas of study within the university.
“WWE and Full Sail University have established a partnership built on our mutual desire to nurture and build the next generation of entertainment and media professionals,” Paul Triple H Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Creative & Live Events, said in a release. “We wish all of today’s scholarship recipients continued success.”
Garry Jones, president of Full Sail University, said: “We are once again proud to stand alongside our valued partners and friends at WWE as we share this incredible announcement of the latest four scholarships awarded to our students. On behalf of the Full Sail University community, I extend our tremendous thanks to WWE for continuing to recognize the dedication of our students, while congratulating the recent scholarship recipients.”
WWE selected Castillo, Daniels, Mojica, and Soloman to receive these scholarships for exhibiting exceptional professionalism, creative talent and maintaining good academic standing. They shadowed professional WWE staff and crew during the production of NXT events at Full Sail Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park, near Orlando.
- NXT at UCF
To drop kick off Royal Rumble weekend, NXT tapings are Friday, Jan. 22 at the CFE Arena on the campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
The CFE Arena, home of the NCAA Division I UCF Knights basketball team, offers a 10,000 seating capacity.
- NXT on WWE Network
WWE NXT is 8 p.m. Wednesdays on WWE Network.
- Pro Wrestling On The Web
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