Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) is a professional organization dedicated to "promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession. Its membership is comprised of lawyers, judges, and professionals within the business community."
The scholarships were presented on March 22, 2017 at the Women Making History Award and Scholarship Presentation Ceremony at the History Miami Museum. Ms. McGee received the Jeannie Perwin Memorial Scholarship and Ms. Hernandez the Judge Gill Freeman Scholarship.
Announcing Erika Hernandez (1L) as winner of the Judge Gill Freeman Scholarship
Shannon McGee accepting scholarship award
Shannon McGee.(2L) and Laura Varela, Private Sector Career Counselor at St. Thomas Law