Local Sorority Awards Over $10,000 in Scholarships to High School Seniors

College Scholarship
Posted at 6:23 PM, May 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-03 14:50:44-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- On Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m., the Delta Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will be hosting their 2017 Scholarship and Awards Reception. 

At the ceremony, the sorority will award more than $10,000 dollars in scholarship funds to 13 local high school seniors. 

The ceremony will be held out at the Providence Community Service Center, the address is 1908 Highland st. Tallahassee, Fla.

One of the sorority's international program initiatives is educational enrichment.

Applicants were selected and awarded scholarships based on their academic performance, leadership experience, and communication skills demonstrated in a written essay.

All school officials, family, and friends are invited to celebrate with award recipients for their academic success. 

Those receiving the scholarship are listed below: 

Scholarship Recipient - High School Affiliation

Elora Swanson - Chiles

Deja Uzzell - Chiles

Bethanyanne Chandler - Godby

David Liburd - Godby

Matthew Lucas - Godby

Sidney Lyght - Godby

Jordyn Berrian - Leon

Craig Mitchell - Leon

Brianna Surrency - Leon

Nia Close - Lincoln

Samantha Crawford - Lincoln

Christian Hall - Lincoln

Tiarrah King - Rickards