L to r: Edith Alvin, Carrie Mickey, John Glover, PhD., Juanita Madison, Mary McCier, David Robinson II, Esq., Joyce Moffett, Jean Perry, James Hunt and Georgena Ford.
Submitted by John Glover
The B.T.W. High School Foundation, Inc. (“the Foundation”) awarded twenty three scholarships and grants, valued at $24,000, at B.T.W recently concluded 2017 Annual Awards Ceremony.
John D. Glover, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Foundation, presented four Foundation Named Scholarships to the following B.T.W. 2017 graduates: Ezekiel Hobbs, who received the $3,000 Brian & Hope Anderson Scholarship; Jarvis Owens, who was the recipient of the $1500 James & Elsa Hunt Community Scholarship; Odalys Villanueva, who received the $1500 Herbert Carter Memorial Scholarship and; Gwendolyn Antenor, who was the recipient of the $1500 Dade County Federal Credit Union Scholarship.
Dr. Glover also presented an additional 17 scholarships, ranging in value from $500 to $1,000 to 2014-2016 B.T.W. graduates who also received Foundation scholarships and remain enrolled and in good standing at their respective universities and colleges.
The two grants announced by Dr. Glover were the $1,000 Academic Grant presented to B.T.W. Principal, William Aristide, and the $500 Academic Grant presented to the B.T.W. 2016-2017 school year Teacher of the Year, Ms. Elizabeth Briano.
The Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, established in 2003, which is dedicated exclusively to the enhancement and financial support of Booker T. Washington High School’s graduating seniors, faculty, and administration.”