Black alumni society awards scholarships
Nine students were given scholarships to the University of Oklahoma.
NORMAN — The Oklahoma City/Norman Chapter of the University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society and Friends executive committee has awarded 10 scholarships to nine African American students from the Oklahoma City area to attend OU during the 2012-2013 academic year.
The scholarships will total $17,000. Since 1997, the chapter has awarded 125 scholarships totaling $208,800.
Scholarships were presented during an Aug. 15 luncheon to the following students:
Jimmie Earl Watts, 2012 Frederick Douglass High School graduate, $1,000 Dr. LaMona Evans Groce Endowed Scholarship and a $1,000 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Scholarship.
Kristin Cash, the inaugural recipient of the Dr. LaMona Evans Groce Endowed Scholarship in 2011, received a $2,000 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Scholarship.
Justin C. Mallory, 2012 Northeast Academy for Health Sciences and Engineering graduate, $2,000 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Scholarship.
Loreatha Dea'na Kirk, 2012 Midwest City High School graduate, $2,000 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Scholarship.
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