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Paint Branch Educational Foundation Awards $2,500 in Scholarships to Seniors

The Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation awarded five, $500.00 scholarships to Paint Branch Seniors this spring to be applied to the college of their choice. The students who won the scholarships are:

  • Tyler Marie Brown – University of North Carolina
  • Sundi Myint – University of Maryland, College Park
  • Christina Ngo – Pennsylvania State University
  • Zoe Owrutsky – University of Pittsburgh
  • John Wright – University of Maryland, College Park

Students were asked to write an essay around the theme of “Paint Branch High School: Preparation for a Multicultural Society.” Student responses were to interpret and relate the quote to their educational future and adult life.

From the initial group of essays, the Board of Directors selected the top ten. Interviews were then held with the top ten candidates and five students were selected. The scholarships were presented to the students at the Academic Awards night held at Paint Branch High School.

Paint Branch Educational Foundation Awards $3,000 in Scholarships to Seniors

The Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation awarded six $500.00 scholarships to Paint Branch Seniors this spring to be applied to the college of their choice. The students who won the scholarships are:

  • Opeoluwa Aniyikaiye – Mount St. Mary’s University
  • Kimberly Burgess – Towson University
  • Jordan Lloyd – Allegany College of Maryland
  • Sneha Rao – University of North Carolina
  • Abifoluwa Shitta-Bey – University of Maryland, College Park
  • LaTonya Simon – University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Students were asked to write an essay around the theme of “Shani Davis, an American Olympian, recently stated: “I learned not to pay attention to things that are negative and focus on what I am here to do. … I rightfully earned that spot, and it’s for me to do what I want with it.”” Student responses were to interpret and relate the quote to their educational future and adult life.

From the initial group of essays, the Board of Directors selected the top nine. Interviews were then held with the top candidates and six students were selected. The scholarships were presented to the students at the Academic Awards night held at Paint Branch High School.

Paint Branch Educational Foundation Awards $2,500 in Scholarships to Seniors

The Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation awarded five $500.00 scholarships to Paint Branch Seniors this spring to be applied to the college of their choice. The students who won the scholarships are:

  • Jared Adkins – Duquesne University
  • Karen Bernstein – Tulane University
  • Charlie Brimmer – University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Daniel Gregoire – The George Washington University
  • Luis Valdez-Lopez – University of Maryland, College Park

Students were asked to write an essay around the theme of “What does “Yes, I Can!” mean for my educational future?” Student responses were to interpret and relate the quote to their educational future and adult life.

From the initial group of essays, the Board of Directors selected the top eight. Interviews were then held with the top candidates and five students were selected. The scholarships were presented to the students at the Academic Awards night held at Paint Branch High School.