Scholarship Awards Double from Last Year

Photo caption: Scholarship students (first row, left to right): Kiana Livingston, Bianca Kersellius, Haili Blassingame, Sequoia Lucas, and Najma Pettiford. (Second row, left to right): Tiffany Livingston, Roman Hamilton, Gary T. Hill, Tsahai Pettiford, and Attalah Shabazz. Not pictured: Asha Marshall and Marlon Mitchell.   Photo caption: Sequoia Lucas with some of her art. Photo caption: Tsahai Pettiford explains […]

High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Parents: Start College Planning Now!

The college and financial aid planning process can be a confusing puzzle, so SWNA’s Education and Scholarship Task Force invites high school students and their parents to an afternoon with Cynthia Hammond-Davis, a college and financial advisor who has helped many parents and students navigate the process of applying for and getting into college. Ms. Hammond-Davis will […]

Scholarship Recipient Heads for Sports Management Career

Terrence Williams, winner of the Friends of Southwest DC’s (FOS) $1,500 scholarship in 2011, completed a busy freshman year at Delaware State University in Dover and looks forward to continuing toward his goal of a career in sports management. A graduate of Bell Multicultural High School, Williams, 19, grew up here in Southwest and attended […]