Friday, June 25, 2010

Alvis Dimyus Brooker Scholarships awarded

NEW HAVEN - The Black and Hispanic Caucus of the Board of Aldermen will honor the winners of the 11th annual 2010 Alvis Dimyus Brooker Scholarships at 4 p.m. Sunday the Dixwell Yale Community Learning Center at 101 Ashmun St.

This year’s winners represent five New Haven high schools, six New Haven neighborhoods and will be going to some of the best colleges on the eastern seaboard including Johns Hopkins University, Fairfield University, University of Connecticut, Goucher College, University of Hartford, Bryant College, and Nova Southeastern University, the aldermen said in a statement.

The winners must be be New Haven residents who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, participate in community service and be accepted to a two or four year college or university, the statement said.

The winners are: Virginia Otero from High School in the Community, Chelsea Murray from Wilbur Cross High School, Amber Jones and Samantha Sanchez from New Haven Academy, Elizabeth Garcia and Kirvanna Jones from Hill Regional Career High School, Jaquetta Keen, Ashley Maebry, Julian Pearsall, Capri Ritter, Yanique Shand, Durell Snow, and Haley Vincent from Hillhouse High School, the statement said.

The winners will be presented with their scholarships at the annual
awards reception Sunday. Tickets for the event are still available for $25 and the public is "highly encouraged to attend to show support for these young people as
they are honored for their hard work," the statement said.

All proceeds go toward providing future scholarships to deserving New Haven public school students, the statement said,

For more information contact the Board of Aldermen's office at (203)
946 -6483.


Anonymous said...

I am so proud of my granddaughter for winning this scholarship award to help her attend Bryant College in Rhode Island. She is my first grandchild and the first to attend college in my immediate family in a long time. And i just want to say congradulations and if her grandfather was alive he would be so proud of his first grandchild.

Anonymous said...

By the way.... Capri Ritter is my granddaughter.....

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