• News Release: Board of Education Honors Foundation Scholars

    June 7, 2018
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – The Prince George's County Board of Education will honor more than 70 students at today's 5 p.m. meeting in the Board Room at the Sasscer Administration Building. Students are receiving more than $300,000 in college scholarships from the Excellence in Education Foundation for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

    The foundation gives annual scholarships in the following categories:

    • MGM Positive Impact Scholarship ($5,000) -- 30 awards
    • Chief Executive Officer's Scholarship ($5,000) – five awards
    • Leadership Scholarship ($3,500) – 15 awards
    • Student Service Scholarship ($3,500) – 15 awards
    • Technical/Trade/Culinary Arts Scholarship ($3,500) – nine awards

    A list of winners is below.

    MGM Positive Impact Scholarships

    Aniya Brown, Oxon Hill 
    Katelyn Canlas, Crossland 
    Dannielle Decastro, Oxon Hill 
    Kiera Ferguson, Oxon Hill 
    Carisma Forrest, Potomac 
    Jamirra Franklin, Oxon Hill 
    Mikai Gillette, Oxon Hill 
    Francis Mari Guevarra, Oxon Hill 
    Reginald Hamlette, Oxon Hill 
    Alexis Henry, Oxon Hill 
    Mary Inyang, Oxon Hill 
    Arnel Jackson, Friendly 
    Morgan Johnson, Oxon Hill 
    Morgan Jones, Crossland 
    J-LA Jovonnii Kimbrough, Oxon Hill 
    Allyson Mojica, Oxon Hill 
    Devin Parker, Friendly 
    Michael Perry, Friendly 
    Kennedy Rains, Oxon Hill 
    Jabari Riley, Friendly 
    Jonnae Simmons, Crossland 
    BabyAlice Slopow, Potomac 
    Milan Squirewell, Friendly 
    Olivia Thornton, Oxon Hill 
    Felyncia Tyler, Crossland 
    Jennifer Vallejo, Friendly 
    Santana Vaughan, Oxon Hill 
    Marlon Waits, Oxon Hill 
    Paris White, Oxon Hill 
    Lyniece Wheeler, Potomac

    CEO Scholarships 
    Julia Chotoo, Eleanor Roosevelt 
    Stephanie Crawford, Bowie 
    Klya Johnson, Suitland 
    N'tumahawa Kamara, Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC 
    Tori Stanley, Eleanor Roosevelt

    Leadership Scholarships

    Oluwabusola Ajiboye, DuVal 
    Kenny Aklikokou, High Point 
    Andrea Barber, Charles H. Flowers 
    Nile Blass, Bowie 
    Jasmine Boykin, Laurel 
    Danyel Sanders, Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. 
    Jordan Davis, Chesapeake Math & IT Public Charter 
    Jordan Dowtin-Dorsey, Charles H. Flowers 
    Lucille Falodun, Bowie 
    Jamirra Franklin, Oxon Hill 
    Jamia Mason, Eleanor Roosevelt 
    Myles Nelson, Bowie 
    Maureen Onyebuchukwu, High Point 
    Emily Trouba, Northwestern 
    Charity Wallace, Bowie

    Student Service Scholarships

    Lindsay Brow, Bowie 
    Jerald Matthew Garcia, Eleanor Roosevelt 
    Kamya Hazer, Charles H. Flowers 
    Patience Jato, Charles H. Flowers 
    Dasha Anderson, Bowie 
    J-LA Jovonnii Kimbrough, Oxon Hill 
    Jacob Landau, Eleanor Roosevelt 
    Ingrid Leiva, Northwestern 
    Miracle Osuchukwu, Charles H. Flowers 
    Ashley Pegues, Central 
    Dewayne Petty, Dr. Henry A. Wise 
    Madison Rose, Charles H. Flowers 
    Christopher Salley, Chesapeake Math & IT Academy 
    Raven Truxson, Bowie 
    Marlon Waits, Oxon Hill

    Technical/Trade/Culinary Arts Scholarships

    Chynna Alexander, Crossland 
    Fehintola Bright-Awonuga, Bowie 
    Christopher Curley, Oxon Hill 
    Eyan Early, Fairmont Heights 
    Victor Njemanze, Charles H. Flowers
    Lloyd Ragin, Laurel 
    Khaliah Workman, Crossland 
    Briana Tyler, Charles H. Flowers 
    Felyncia Tyler, Crossland

     


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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.