Friday, June 23, 2017

Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Delta Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships

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The Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Delta Foundation (CVBDF) has awarded its annual scholarships to three Hampton Roads students:

Jelanie Williams, a senior at Granby High School (Norfolk), is the recipient of a $750 HBCU Scholarship, given to a deserving student who plans to attend a historically Black college or university.  Williams, who has a 4.64 grade point average, plans to attend Howard University.

Jellanie Williams

Simone Herron, a senior at Grassfield High School (Chesapeake), is the recipient of a $750 Non-HBCU Scholarship, given to a deserving student who plans to attend a non-HBCU.  Heron, who has a 4.68 grade point average, plans to attend the University of Virginia.

Simone Herron

Katelyn Kirk, a senior at Oscar Smith High School (Chesapeake), is the recipient of a $750 Community Service Scholarship, given to a deserving student for outstanding community service.  Kirk, who has a 4.52 grade point average, plans to attend the University of Virginia.

Katelyn Kirk

“We are proud and delighted to be able to offer scholarships to these deserving students,” said Rhonda Corprew, chair of the CVBDF Board.  “Awarding scholarships is one way we fulfill our mission to educate our community.”

For additional information about the CVBDF, email cvbdf2013@gmail.com or visit cvbdf.org.

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