Ismael Gomez Macias, a junior at Lynn, was selected to receive a $2,400 UPS Scholarship provided through the Florida Independent College Fund. He is one of 29 students from Florida independent colleges to receive the award. Gomez Macias, originally from Havana, Cuba, is the first in his family to attend college in the United States. In 2010, Gomez Marcias transferred to Lynn from the New York Film Academy. He is currently studying film in Lynn’s College of International Communication and aspires to be a movie director.