Scholarship Recipients

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PRISCILLA O.ISHOLA

She will be attending Howard University in the Fall 

 

Education

Groveport Madison High School

Columbus State Community College

 

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Founder and President of the Black Culture Club

  • Founded club in order to unify the African Diaspora. 

  • Successfully recruited over 20 students into the club

  • Club planned a school wide Spirit Week for Black History Month 

  • Student Council Chairperson

 

Achievements/Honors

  • Honor Roll

  • Columbus State Community College Dean’s List

  • Academic Excellence Award

  • Athletic Achievement Award

 

Community Service

  • Reading Buddy at Columbus Metropolitan Library

  • Sunday School Teacher; Media Department at Triumphant Chapel

  • Glory & Virtue Ministries Volunteer

  • Red Cross Blood Drive

  • Asbury South United Methodist Church 

 

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LANEY HOYT

Education

Grove City High School

Columbus State Community College

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Track

  • Basketball

  • Ohio Association of Student Leaders

 

Achievement/Honors

  • National Honor Society

  • Ohio Capital Conference Scholar Athlete

  • Star Award

  • Advanced Placement Honors with Distinction Award

  • Class Treasurer

  • Student Body Treasurer

  • Grove City High School Representative

  • Honor Roll

 

Community Service

  • Special Olympics

  • Volunteer Involvement Program 

  • SOAR Group Leader

MICHAEL T. DAVIS

Education

  • St. Francis DeSales High School

  • Columbus State Community College

  • University of Findlay

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Basketball 

  • Golf

  • Track and Field

  • French Club

  • Spanish Club

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Achievement/Honors

  • Student Organization for Black Empowerment

  • Student Council

  • Student Ambassador

  • National Honor Society

 

Community Service

  • Community Impact Day

  • Holy Soup Kitchen Homeless 

  • Urban Plunge Volunteer 

  • NHS Canned Food Drive

  • Student Ambassador Freshman Orientation

  • Autism Awareness Volunteer

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AARON J. WALKER

Education

Northland High School

Columbus State Community College

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • STEM Club 

  • Vice President of Innovations

  • Men of Courage-The Morehouse College Alumni Association

  • Marching Band

 

Achievement/Honors

  • The Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands

  • The John C Maxwell Team

  • National Honors Society

 

Community Service

  • Renovations to VCC Campus

  • Managing Prison Ministry

  • Facilitating and teaching art class to teenagers

  • Organizing items for families receiving assistance

 

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YOSAN AFEWERKI

Education

Gahanna Lincoln High School

Eastland-Fairfield Career Center – Bioscience Technology Program

Columbus State Community College 

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • National Honors Society

  • Future Doctors of America Club

  • Eritrean Youth Organization

  • Health Occupations of America 

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Achievements/Honors

  • Research Essay Published in Columbus State Community College’s Et al. Journal Volume IX

  • Title:  Modern African Diaspora: Effects of African Parenting on First Generation children

  • Columbus State Community College Mentee of the Year Nominee

  • Barbara James HOSA Service

  • National Technical Honors Society 

 

Community Service 

  • Teen Ambassador for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office

  • Ohio Health Doctors Hospital, Lincoln Village

HALEY M. WARREN

She will be attending Howard University in the fall majoring in Chemistry.

 

Education

Eastmoor Academy High School

Columbus State Community College 

Ohio State University 

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Basketball

  • Volleyball 

  • Softball

  • Student Ambassador

  • Student Council 

 

Achievements/Honors

  • National Honor Society President; Xavier University Honors’ Student

  • Selected for the congress of Future Medical Leaders Award of Excellence

  • Ranked top student of her graduating class.

  • Placed on Dean’s List for Columbus State Community College 

 

Community Service

  • Keep Columbus Beautiful 

  • Columbus Equal Opportunities Association

  • Celebrating One

  • National Church Residences