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Duke Announces Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship Awards
Durham, NC - Duke University has awarded seven incoming freshmen with the Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship, which covers full tuition, room, board and mandatory fees for eight semesters.
The full value of each scholarship is estimated to be more than $220,000 over four years. The award is given to first-year students of African heritage who demonstrate outstanding leadership ability, scholastic achievement, community involvement and evidence of serious commitment to a life of service to others.
The Howard undergraduate scholarship is named for the first black student body president at Duke, who died in a car accident in 1976.
This yearâs recipients are:
-- Ernest Olivia Britt of Ormond Beach, Fla., a graduate of Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, Fla., and son of Dr. Loray Blair-Britt and Ernest Britt Jr.;
-- Jamie Marie McGhee of Charlotte, N.C., a graduate of Myers Park High School in Charlotte, N.C., and daughter of Linda and James McGhee;
-- Haley Marie Miller of Redondo Beach, Calif., a graduate of Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, Calif., and daughter of Barbara and Jerome Miller;
-- Timothy Nganga of Casper, Wyo., a graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper, Wyo., and son of Lydiah and John Nganga;
-- Bella Ekene Onwumbiko of Woodbine, Md., a graduate of Glenelg High School in Glenelg, Md., and daughter of Chinyelu and Charles Onwumbiko;
-- Michael M. Sutton of Aliquippa, Pa., a graduate of Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pa., and son of Tanya Sutton;
-- Craig Gerard Vincent of Silver Spring, Md., a graduate of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney, Md., and son of Anna-Maria and Crispin Vincent.
For more information about the incoming class of scholars, visit the scholarship's website.
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