Recipients

Kimberly Santiago
The B.E.T.A. Scholarship,  May 2020
– Kimberly is presently attending the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College pursuing her Master’s Degree. Kimberly desires to be a Social Worker. A career goal of Kimberly’s is to obtain the position of Program Director, in her field of social work, to provide families & children, with positivity, strong guidance, and to uplift the communities Kimberly will one day service. It is an honor that the B.E.T.A Scholarship is able to assist Kimberly in her education & journey!  Monetary donations, especially in these unprecedented times, truly make a difference and Kimberly will make great use of this scholarship.

Jillian Kygar
STEM to Flower Scholarship,  May 2020 –
Jillian will be attending Ottawa University, majoring in Biology, and will play softball for the University. Jillian wants to become a pediatric dentist.  It is an honor that the STEM to Flowers Scholarship is able to assist Jillian in her education & journey!  Monetary donations, especially in these unprecedented times, truly make a difference and Jillian will make great use of this scholarship.

Giesha Smith
Fully Bloomed Scholarship,  May 2020 –
Geisha presently attends Prince George’s Community College with a concentration in Psychology.  Geisha dreams of becoming a Psychiatrist and has a strong passion for helping the black communities positively with a focus on mental health & well-being.  It is an honor that the Fully Bloomed Scholarship is able to assist Geisha in her education & journey!  Monetary donations, especially in these unprecedented times, truly make a difference and Geisha will make great use of this scholarship.

Lia Haynes
Be A Rising Bud Scholarship, May 2020 – Lia presently attends Temple University with a double major in Dance & Africology and African American Studies. Lia aspires to be a professional dancer/choreographer and become an advocate for the arts mainly focused on disenfranchised communities. It is an honor that the Be a Rising Bud Scholarship is able to assist Lia in her education & journey!  Monetary donations, especially in these unprecedented times, truly make a difference and Lia will make great use of this scholarship.

Mary Galeano
Stem to Flowers Recipient, May 2018

Mary attended Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida, and graduated with a 3.83 GPA! She has been accepted to Seminole State College, where she’ll begin studying biology this fall and hopes to become a Veterinarian. She currently volunteers at her local zoo.⠀

Kandice Johnson
Be a Rising Bud Recipient, May 2018

Kandice attended Benjamin Banneker High School in Washington D.C. and graduated with a 3.76 GPA! She has been accepted to Morgan State University where she’ll begin studying Illustration & Communication Arts this fall and hopes to become a professional Illustrator. She recently participated  in the “Art Labs” teen program and her work from this program will be exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum soon.

Melanie Kight
Fully Bloomed Recipient, May 2018

Melanie attends Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia and currently has a 3.91 GPA! She is studying to obtain her Doctor of Pharmacy degree to further her career in the pharmaceutical industry. Melanie is also a mother of 5.⠀