2017 Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational And Charitable Foundation Jewel Scholarship Awards Presented To 10 High Achieving Area Students

PRESS RELEASE – April 9, 2017

Media Contact: Rory Q. Miott – 703.955.1238 – education@jghfdn.org

On April 8th, the Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington (JGH) Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with the Zeta Upsilon Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., awarded scholarships to 10 area high school seniors each a $1,500 scholarship award. The scholarship awardees were presented at the 37th Black & Gold gala being held at Westfield’s Marriot Hotel in with more than 440 guests celebrating the student’s achievements.

The JGH scholarship committee evaluated student academic achievement, community service history, extracurricular activities and recommendations to determine scholarship awardees. The award also requires the scholarship winners to be graduating seniors from local high schools enrolling in an accredited 4-year college or university for the Fall 2017-18 school year. All of the applicants were impressive and worthy of awards.

For 37 years, the Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. and members of the Zeta Upsilon Lambda Chapter have provided educational opportunities for students and scholarships for local area college-bound high school seniors.

We look forward to continuing our support to help students achieve their dream of higher education.  We thank the students and parents for applying for our scholarships and our community and corporate supporters who make efforts possible.

We will be awarding scholarships in 2018 during the 38th annual Black and Gold gala and will provide application information in late 2017 at http://jghfdn.org/.