The Council for Community Enrichment in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Pi Omega Chapter held its annual scholarship awards reception at DeKalb Medical Center’s Keeton Auditorium on June 3.
Nine high school graduates from across metro Atlanta were honored for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and selfless acts of community service. In addition to the $9,000 in scholarships awarded, each student was given a “survival kit” to assist them as they prepare for their college experience.
Scholarships were presented to:
Jonesboro High School Senior Class President Peace Olaniran, who will be attending the University of Georgia to study Biomedical Engineering.
Mundy’s Mill High School Salutatorian Rashidatu Olorunsola, who will be attending the University of Georgia to study Microbiology.
Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts graduate Marlena C. Robinson, who will be attending Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University to study Business Management.
Stephenson High School graduate D’Nia Elston, who will be attending Auburn University to study Electrical Engineering.
Chamblee Charter High School graduate Miriam Chisholm, who will be attending the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill to study Biology.
Southwest DeKalb High School graduate Jordan Benn, who will be attending The Ohio State University to study Finance and Economics.
Newton County High School graduate Nosakhare Ologbosere, who will be attending the University of West Georgia as a Pre – Med major.
Gwinnett School of Math, Science & Technology graduate Kaityin Youngblood, who will be attending the University of Florida Bursar to study Biology.
Henry W. Grady High School graduate Aungelique E. McGhee, who will be attending Xavier University to study Biology.