On Sunday, April 22, 2012: Women In Focus, Inc. recognized the 12 high school students who had been chosen to receive the 2012 “I Have A Dream” scholarships and one student chosen to receive the "Miss Annie Mae McClain" scholarship. The award program was held at Edgewood College attended by scholarship recipients, relatives, members of the press and organizational representatives whose donations supported the Scholarship program.
2012 Women In Focus
Front row: Bella Sobah Middle row left to right:
Trinity Bobo, Suriya Xiong, Jordan Pope, Adaeze Okoli, Tierra Smith, Soohyun Suh, Sergio Becerra-Ramirez, Olivia Collins Back row, left to right:
Aaron Blake, Yarkeishia Burks, Aysjah Valentine, Ngijol Songolo Not pictured: Kariah Davis
2012 Miss Annie Mae
WIF SCHOLARSHIP FACTS
230 scholarships have been awarded since 1986.
Current scholarships average $2000 each.
WIF is a non-profit organization
2012 SCHOLARSHIP FACTS
12 Scholarships were funded from the proceeds of the 2012
“ I Have A Dream” Scholarship Banquet & Ball
One scholarship was funded by the Miss Annie Mae Scholarship Fund.
Scholarships are awarded each spring to minority students in the greater Madison community. Recipients must meet educational criteria and show evidence of community service. Awards are made in early spring and a reception is generally held in April. Funds are disbursed in the summer after proof of registration is submitted.
Recipients have chosen diverse career paths, including business, professional careers, music, medicine, dentistry and art. The scholarships represent a small portion of current college tuition, yet students report that the community recognition of their abilities to succeed and the support are very highly valued and meaningful for them.
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