2019 Scholarship Recipients
and Professional Women of North Sarasota held its scholarship reception on
Thursday, May 9 at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public
Library. Four young ladies were presented with scholarships to colleges of their choice: Chellesy Foster, Maicy Powell, Jada Robinson and Destiny
Chellesy graduated from Booker
High School where she maintained a 4.5 GPA.
She attends the University of Florida and will major in Applied
Physiology and Kinesiology. Maicy graduated from Booker High School with a 4.35 GPA. She attends Howard University
and will major in finance. Jada graduated from Sarasota High School
with a 3.7 GPA. She attends the
University of South Florida as a Mass Communications major with a minor in
Marketing. Destiny graduated from
Bayshore High School with a 4.25 GPA.
She attends Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in Biology
Speaker for the reception was Maiyah Newsome, a 2013 scholarship recipient who recently graduated from Florida A&M University. She gave the young ladies excellent advice on college life and how to navigate through the process.
Guest speaker, Maiyah Newsome, Chellesy Foster, Destiny Womack, Jada Robinson and Norrece Wright
Maicy Powell was not present at the scholarship presentation; she is shown with her certificate and scholarship.
Cynthia Howard, Scholarship Committee member (left) and Norrece Wright, President (far right) present scholarships at Booker High School's awards ceremony to Maicy Powell and Chellesy Foster.