2018 Scholarship Recipients

2018 Scholarship Recipients

The 2018 recipients were (click on each to read their essays!):

Amy Guerrero of Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High School.  Amy is attending George Washington University.


Kathy Palomino of KIPP Collegiate.  Kathy is attending Princeton University.


Mike Witherspoon of Glencliff High School.  Mike is attending Middle Tennessee State University.

All three recipients demonstrated a commitment to academic achievement, as well as an awareness of the importance of community involvement.  Follow the links for each to read their winning essays.

Meet the 2017 recipients here.

Thank you

Thank you to all applicants for taking time to submit applications.  By taking that step, you demonstrated a commitment to embracing change and taking responsibility for your future.  By investing in yourself now, you position yourself to positively impact the lives of those around you.  Congratulations on your achievements! Please stay in touch with us and let us know how we can support you.

Thank you to all faculty and staff, especially counselors, teachers, and all those who teach to the heart, knowing the mind will follow.  Thank you to all organizations that support our youth.  You help lay the foundation for them in making life’s choices with courage.  Please let us know how we can best support you.

Thank you to parents, family members and friends, that work tirelessly, with little sleep, to nurture our youth in countless ways.  Your sacrifices help to ensure our youth are aware they are limitless.  Please reach out to us and let us know how we can help.

Thank you donors and volunteers, corporate and private, near and far, for being about change, for investing in our communities, and for all your contributions.  Your leadership is a beacon for others and your service to others brings forth positive changes in attitudes, mindsets, and actions.  I am grateful for your generous spirit, and these scholarships are made possible through your efforts.  I welcome your ideas, insight, and feedback.

Help Students Achieve

Your donations help provide scholarships for students like Amy, Kathy, and Mike.  By impacting young hearts and minds with scholarships, you not only facilitate more access to higher education, you also show our youth we are all in this together – an attitude that yields exponential returns for generations to come.  Thank you for your generosity, and please continue to help students achieve.  Please consider making a donation.

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