On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, The Prince George's County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. awarded $26, 000 to area high school seniors and college students at the lovely Harborside Hotel in Oxon Hill Maryland. Students from Oxon Hill High School, Friendly High School, Bishop McNamara and St. Stephens and St Agnes High School were among the successful recipients.
Radio and Television personality, Ebony McMorris, served as Mistress of Ceremonies. Dr. Valencia Campbell , Coalition President, welcomed attendees to the event. "We are so excited to honor these outstanding students who are actively involved in their communities.”
Councilman Obie Patterson assisted in the scholarship awards presentation. Ronald Blakeley, Former Associate Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities gave Words of Encouragement.
Special thanks to Cheryle Mines, Scholarship chair, and Coalition Committee Members,
Duke Haggins, Shirley Allen, and Isabelle DeBurgo. Please take a few moments to
enjoy these pictures of the Scholarship Breakfast, courtesy of Mr. Maurice Fitzgerald.