Amari Thomas is pictured with Apprentice Alumni Foundation Board member Jessica Walker.

Apprentice School Foundation Awards Scholarship

Published September 8, 2021

Amari Thomas (X36) was recently recognized as this year’s third Apprentice School Foundation Scholarship recipient during a ceremony at The Apprentice School. He received a $500 scholarship that can be used for technology, school supplies, relocation expenses, and room and board.

Thomas is from Orlando, Florida, and started his apprenticeship July 19 as a rigger. He is a 2021 graduate of Wekiva High School, where he earned a 3.8 GPA. Thomas was active in his community and high school. He volunteered over 800 hours in his community that included such activities as feeding the homeless. Thomas also exceled in academics and was captain of the football team.

The Apprentice School Foundation provides a tax-deductible opportunity for alumni, friends and community partners of The Apprentice School to help fund scholarships, historic preservation and community service projects that carry on the school’s legacy. The foundation awards four scholarships annually. For more information, visit The Apprentice School Foundation’s website (