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LAMBDA GAMMA GAMMA CHAPTER PROVIDES OVER $30,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

Marc D Pina  | Published on Friday, May 20, 2016

 Bro Bennett

 

 

Bro. Marc D. Pina

Lambda Gamma Gamma Chapter of the

    of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 17, 2016

 

 

LAMBDA GAMMA GAMMA CHAPTER

PROVIDES OVER $30,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

 

FT. MEADE, MD: Each year, Lambda Gamma Gamma (LGG) Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Uplift Foundation, conducts its Colonel Charles Young Memorial Scholarship Program and awards scholarships to talented, college-bound high school seniors in the Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.  The chapter prides itself on providing financial assistance to aspiring college freshmen in their pursuit of higher education through accredited colleges and universities. The scholarship winners are selected based on criteria such as scholastic achievement, community service, community and teacher recommendations and monetary need.  In addition, the chapter supports previous winners who are currently in college. Over the last ten years the chapter has awarded over $300,000 to local high school students.

 

This year, LGG’s Colonel Charles Young Memorial Scholarship recipients are the following:

 

Royal Purple Winners ($1,500)

John Fitzgerald Attaway       C. D. Hylton High School

Stanford Becton                    Bullis School

Andre Boone                          Charles Herbert Flowers High School

Anthony Box                          Wakefield High School

Briana Edmonds                   Westlake High School

Trianna Jones                        Meade High School

Deja McKnight                       Reservoir High School

Anthony Thornton                Suitland High School

 

Old Gold Winners ($1,000)  

Jasmine Brunson                   Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Kayla Chesley                        Henry E. Lackey High School

Brandon Davis                       Robinson Secondary School

Micah Floyd                           Oxon Hill High School

Todd Mackall, Jr.                    Dr. Henry Wise High School

Mariah Stewart                     Ellington School of the Arts

Greg Ward                             Woodbridge High School

 

Book Scholarships ($500)

Morgan Noelle Biggs             Severn School

Michelle Ubah                       Duval High School

Cynthia Ubah                        Duval High School

 

Please feel free to contact Bro. Marc Pina at 703-622-4048 or marcdpina@gmail.com.

 

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Lambda Gamma Gamma Chapter was chartered on December 29th of 1984. Since its founding, LGG has focused on philanthropic efforts, mentoring and providing scholarships and continuing education grants to local high school and college students, respectively.  Based in Ft. Meade, MD, LGG has also supported Anne Arundel County and the surrounding communities, as well as the fraternity, via service and mandated programs for 30 over years.

 

The Uplift Foundation is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and promoting positive growth and development in the communities that we serve. The Uplift Foundation is currently composed of more than 150 volunteers who proudly serve more than 400 youth each year through various community service projects. For more information about LGG, please go to www.Ques-LGG.org.

 

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