Peralta district awards $4,000 in scholarships to eight students

May 22, 2017 12:17 PM

By Hoku Gearheard Gendre
Tower Staff Writer

The Peralta Association of African American Affairs has awarded eight students with scholarships for their academic achievements and community involvement.
Two students chosen from each Peralta school will receive $500 respectively, to be used for their future studies. An awards ceremony and reception was held on May 5 to honor this year’s winners, listed below:

College of Alameda
Almahady Toure
Tanasha Stevens

Berkeley City College
Majuan Franklin
Nathalie Austin

Laney College
Rowena Brown
Bryce Grandison

Merritt College
Mabel Kwarteng
Tiara Allen

President Tammeil Gilkerson congratulates Laney College’s PAAAA scholarship recipient Rowena Brown on her award at the 19th annual student scholarship reception on May 5 in the Peralta Atrium.

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