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Scholarship Recipients

Project Ascend Scholarship Winner Abisola Akinkuowo

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Meet 2013 Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Abisola Akinkuowo!

This month, Abi will begin her college education at the University of Maryland (Class of 2017). She plans to study Business Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ถ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€, “๐—œ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—น๐—น ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—บ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ.”


Project Ascend Scholarship Winner Ebony Marcus

6206102Meet 2013 Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Ebony Marcus!

This month, Ebony will begin her college education at Towson University (Class of 2017). She plans to study nursing and desires to pursue a Masters degree in Nursing. Upon graduation, she dreams of working as a pediatric or neonatal nurse.

๐—˜๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜† ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€, “๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—–๐—˜๐—ก๐—— ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—œ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ป.”


Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Angel Tillery

4788342Meet 2013 Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Angel Tillery!

This month, Angel will begin her college education at Bowie State University (Class of 2017) studying Visual Communication Digital Media Arts, with the hopes of becoming a graphic designer.

๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€, โ€œ๐—œ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—–๐—˜๐—ก๐—— ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด!โ€


Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Victoria Pagan
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Meet 2013 Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Victoria Pagan!

This month, Victoria will begin her college education at Towson University (Class of 2017). She will be studying nursing with the hopes of one day opening a family health clinic as a nurse practitioner.

She says, โ€œWinning this scholarship was a surprise to me, I didn’t think that the [community] work I did would result in rewards. I just did what I thought was right.โ€


Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Gelena Alexander

552922Meet 2013 Project ASCEND Scholarship Winner Gelena Alexander!

Gelena is currently a student at Montgomery College, majoring in Nursing (Class of 2015). She plans to pursue her Bachelorโ€™s and Masterโ€™s degree and beyond, as her lifelong dream is to become a pediatric physician.She states, โ€œAs God blessed me with funds to further my education. My goal is to be a blessing to otherโ€™s with my education particularly childrenโ€.