North Jersey High School Students Receive College Scholarships

NEWARK– The North Jersey Alumnae Chapter (NJAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held its 50th Annual Scholarship Benefit Luncheon on Saturday April 21, awarding more than $50,000 in scholarship awards.

Sixteen New Jersey high school students received scholarship awards ranging from $1,000- $4,500. Renewal awards were given to 6 students currently enrolled in college in amounts ranging from $500-$1,000. The awards are based on the student’s GPA and financial need. Jessica Brown from Plainfield High School received the Highest GPA Recognition Award with a 4.24 GPA and will attend Rowan University this fall.

Pictured Left to Right:┬áRow 1: Mario Erisnord, Essex County Vocational High School (The College of New Jersey); Yasmine Veale, North Star Academy High School (West Virginia Wesleyan); Michael Jones, St. Patrick High School (Howard University) Row 2: Russell Archer,East Orange High School (Princeton University); Jessica Brown, Plainfield High School (Rowan University); Sorraya Brasher-Evans, East Orange High School (The College of New Jersey); Nigel Thompson, Immaculate Conception High School (Morgan State) Row 3: Clifton Alexander Jr., Union High School (Rutgers University); Robert Clark, East Side High School, (Rochester Institute of Technology), A’Dorian Murray-Thomas, Northfield Mount Herman (Swarthmore College); DeAzah Davis, Benedictine Academy (Howard University); Shalyn Brangman, Union County Academy for Information Technology (Rowan University) Row 4: Sharon Foushee, NJAC Scholarship Awards Chairperson; Sienna Bates, McNair Academic High School (Brown University); Chizoba Ogoke, West Orange HighSchool (SUNY Albany); Olivia Strothers, Scotch Plains High School (Lincoln University);Alexus Perry (The College of New Jersey); Lisa E. Harris, President, North Jersey Alumnae Chapter (PHOTO CREDIT: Nicole Melton Media)

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