Congressman David Scott & Mrs. Alfredia Scott Honor Student Scholars
Aug 6, 2012 -
Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Mrs. Alfredia Scott honored 6 area students who received a total of $10,000 in scholarship awards through the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses and Foundation scholarship programs.
“By earning these awards, each student has demonstrated strong work ethics and a high commitment to achieve excellence in their schools and communities,” said Congressman Scott. Mrs. Scott, wife of Congressman Scott, was very instrumental in securing the scholarships for the students as an active member of the CBC Spouses program. “It is with great pleasure that my husband and I commend each of these students for their exceptional academic achievement and we encourage them to continue to set high goals,” said Mrs. Scott.
This year’s honorees and their awards include:
2012 Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship - $1,640
o Kara Leverette, South Cobb H.S. and Agnes Scott College graduate, Emory University School of Medicine
o David Mahone, Douglas County H.S. graduate, Savannah State University
o George Roberts, Chapel Hill H.S. graduate, University of West Georgia
o Regina Marshall, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic H.S. graduate, Howard University
o Julia Francis, Dutchtown H.S. graduate, Georgia Southern University
2012 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation General Mills Health Scholarship - $1,800
o Keyana Scott, Mundy’s Mill H.S. graduate, Spelman College
The CBC Scholarship Fund was established in 1988 in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships. This program provides tuition assistance to enable students to fulfill their higher education goals. Since 2003, Congressman Scott and his wife, Mrs. Alfredia Scott, have awarded $129,000 in scholarships to 65 students. For more information, students should contact Congressman Scott’s Office at 770-432-5405.