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The 2015 SCholarship Winners

This year’s winners include:

Estee Taylor, Chandler Woods Charter Academy

Taylor wrote her essay on how her school’s Moral Focus curriculum impacted her decisions and choices. She is a part of the Chandler Woods Charter Academy school theater program, band, basketball and volleyball teams, and National Junior Honor Society. She has participated in Solo and Ensemble competition, and volunteered at Elder Community Outreach, American Red Cross, and GARBC Church.

Sofia Peppard, South Arbor Charter Academy

Peppard wrote her essay about compassion and how she has started working with her church’s efforts to prevent human trafficking. She is active in volleyball, band, drama, and National Junior Honor Society at South Arbor. She also volunteers at the Ann Arbor Assembly of God in several ministries including the Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge and a carwash to raise funds for human trafficking. She has served as team captain and received the Most Valuable Player of the Year award. Sofia has also received the Encouragement Award, the Wisdom Award, and the Principals Award.

Lily Walker, Cross Creek Charter Academy


Walker wrote her essay about encouragement, compassion and respect as she explained her interaction with disabled students at Artist Creating Together (ACT) where she regularly volunteers. She has also volunteered for the Humane Society, participated on the Cross Country team, a member of the art club, and a member of the National Junior Honor Society for two years.



MyKale Christian, Milwaukee Scholars Charter Academy


Christian wrote his essay about compassion, character and perseverance being moral virtues that guide his daily activities. He wrote about how character guides his everyday decisions. He volunteers at Lamb of God Baptist Church food pantry and as an usher, and has spent numerous hours helping at the Birchwood Nursing. He has played on the school basketball team for two years, competed as a member of the Silver Spring Spartans Track and Field team for seven years, and two years with the Fitzsmond’s Boys and Girls Club Football. He has received the following awards: perfect attendance for four years, Honor Roll for three years, 7th place in National Medal USAA Track and Field, Most Improved Player in basketball and third place in Basketball Championships.


Breanna Stump, Greensboro Charter Academy


Stump wrote her essay about the time she volunteered with the The Urban Ministries, a homeless center in Greensboro, and the impact it had on her life. She works at Busam Construction and Home Improvement a few hours a week, has been in the Girl Scout Program for eight years, volunteers with the Special Olympics and Shriner’s Hospital, and volunteers with the Greensboro Urban Ministry. She has also been a member of the National Junior Honor Society for several years, been on the honor roll for the past eight years, played on the school soccer team and been a member of the cross country team. She received first place in the district science fair, was the Create it Winner and earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award.


Congratulations to all of our students, their families, and schools. We are so proud!


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The application deadline for 2016 has passed. Please check back for details on our 2017 Scholarship.


Other pages that may be of interest:
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