The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation has received several applications for the 2017 MKYF Lawrence Hamm, Sr. scholarship for minority and disadvantaged youth. The MKYF is proud to announce three winners of this year’s scholarships as Glenn Jones, Jr., Queen Griffin, and Omolola Sanusi. Each was awarded $1500 in scholarship.

Glenn Jones, Jr. graduated from Paint Branch High School and now attends North Carolina A&T University. He plans on studying agriculture and has career aspirations in the agribusiness and food industry management industries. He was a member of the Kappa League sponsored by the Silver Spring alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

Queen Griffin graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School where she participated in a number of arts released activities (Levine School of Music early childhood music assistant educator, art ability mentor, Keeping the Arts Alive group). Queen attends the University of Miami where she plans to earn a degree in fine arts and pursue a career as an actress and singer.

Omolola Sanusi attended Seneca Valley High School where she was involved in the Spanish Honor Society, the Seneca Valley Scholars Program, and the Math Honor Society. Omolola was a Shady Grove Adventist Hospital volunteer. She is attending Duke University where she is majoring in international comparative studies. Omolola plans on becoming an attorney.

Congratulations to the 2017 Lawrence Hamm, Sr. Scholarship recipients!

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