Thursday, July 2, 2009

Alvis Dimyus Brooker Scholarship winners!

Recipients of scholarships in the Tenth Annual Alvis Dimyus Brooker Scholarship Fundraiser are shown with Sallie R. Brooker (center), mother of Alvis D. Brooker at Yale University’s Luce Hall Sunday in New Haven.

Left to right (front row) are Rosa Maria Lopez, Tanay Moore, Rosaly Rosario, Sallie R. Brooker, Ana Marie Trimble and Brittni Anderson. In the back row (left to right) are Orisel Castaneda, Monique Haynes, Imani Johnson and Leon Davis. Not shown are Stephanie Encarnacion, Chelsea Bennett, Leo James.

The Black and Hispanic Caucus of the Board of Aldermen honored winners of the 2009 scholarships Sunday. This year’s winners represent five city high schools and will be going to some of the most select colleges throughout the United States, the caucus said in a statement. Winners had to have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, participated in community service and been accepted to a two- or four-year college or university, the statement said. Winners, named above are: Anderson and Encarnacion, of High School in the Community; Johnson-Bell, Bennett, Castaneda, Chavez Davis, James, Lopez and Trimble, of Hillhouse High School; Haynes of Hill Regional Career High School; Moore of Hyde Leadership, and Rosario of Sound School.

Photo by Arnold Gold

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