The Real Estate Investment Society (REIS) recently awarded the annual Paul Sands Memorial – REIS Scholarship to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) students Luca Di- Sano, Randy Lopez and Sawyer Sutter. Each scholarship provides $2,500 toward tuition and books, as well as an honorary membership in REIS for one year.
DiSano is a freshman majoring in marketing with a minor in real estate and plans to pursue a career in commercial real estate. Lopez, a senior majoring in finance, is studying to become a licensed Realtor, as well as a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). He will be among the first FGCU graduates with an international business concentration under the management degree. Sutter is a sophomore majoring in business with a focus on real estate. He is a member of FGCU’s Business and Entrepreneurship Club.
“We welcome outstanding scholars to join us, to learn about the area’s commercial real estate industry, and develop relationships with members of the business community,” said REIS President Mary Gentile. “Our goal is to promote the professionalism of our future business leaders and thereby the economic vitality of our community.”
The Paul Sands Memorial – REIS Scholarship is an endowed FGCU scholarship program. It is funded by the not-for-profit REIS Scholarship Foundation and sustained by contributions from REIS and the annual Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Invitational Golf Tournament.
For more information, please visit www.reis-swfl.org or call scholarship committee chairs Bev Larson at 239- 281-1290 or Kent Poli at 239-689-7174.