Little Washington Civic Assoc. Confers scholarships
LWCA awards scholarships worth $2,500 each to six students from Frederick Douglass, Dr. Henry A. Wise high schools
Providing financial assistance to graduating high school seniors who are entering college in Fall 2016, the Prince George’s County Little Washington Civic Association held its 10th Annual LWCA Scholarship Awards Program on June 2 at Arrowhead Elementary School in Upper Marlboro.
Five students from Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School and one student from Frederick Douglass High School were awarded scholarships worth $2,500 each, a certificate of recognition on behalf of County Executive Rushern L. Baker (D) as well as gift bags from Council Chairman Derrick L. Davis (D). The scholarship recipients included Nicholas Zade Heard, Maleeka McCutcheon, Paul Lawrence Person, II, Mariam Sannoh, Victoria Antionese Taylor — all from Wise High School — and Britney Nicole Odom.
The awards were presented by LWCA President Melvin Henderson, 1st Vice President Andrea Brown and Assistant Treasurer Ardania Williams. Jeffrey Taylor, a rising sophomore at Howard University who received the LWCA scholarship in high school, shared words of encouragement to the six recipients.
Over 20 people attended the program which included a musical selection by Stacy Stith and complementary food from Rosa’s Catering Service.
Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School senior Nicholas Zade Heard receives a round of applause from his peers after being presented with a $2,500 scholarship from Little Washington Civic Association (LWCA) 1st Vice President Andrea Brown, far left,...