Brother Henry Hailstock, Chair of the Scholarship Committee, announced that the committee awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to three high school seniors in our community. The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation presented checks to each young man a check in the amount of $4,000.
The scholarships were presented to the winners May 7, 2017, at the Manor Country Club, in Rockville, MD. In attendance were the Brothers of G-Rock, keynote speaker, the Homorable Kurt L. Schmoke, local dignitaries — Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett; Maryland State Delegate, Pamela E. Queen; Maryland State Senator Nancy King; a representative from United States Senator Chris Van Hollen’s office; Vice- President – District One of the Montgomery County Board of Education, Dr. Judy Docca; Alpha Kappa Alpha, Xi Sigma Omega Chapter’s President Stacey Mangham; Frederick and Woodbridge Alumni Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; and a host of family and friends of the recipients and G-Rock chapter.
The academic and extracurricular accomplishments these young men have demonstrated are absolutely remarkable. They exemplify the qualities the Kappa Youth and Community Foundation values: persistence, determination, a love of learning, and a desire to help others.
G-Rock congratulates Gaithersburg High School senior Michael G. Pierre and Montgomery Blair High School seniors Amanuel Ayano and Wellington Uzamere, Jr. as the 2017-2018 Kappa Youth & Community Foundation’a Scholarship winners.
The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation of the Gaithersburg-Rockville, MD Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is the Chapter’s nonprofit 501 (c) 3 program that provides book and tuition scholarships to deserving students and support to organizations in the Gaithersburg-Rockville community.