Presentation of Scholarships and Grant at Soul City Showcase

This weekend, Comcast will recognize the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program during the Soul City Showcase. Since the scholarship program’s inception, there have been over 19,000 winners totaling more than $19 million in scholarship funds.

“I applaud the scholarship recipients and commend their hard work, dedication, and selflessness to their communities,” says Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann.  “It is important we recognize their efforts, and the efforts of Comcast for highlighting these students’ achievements.”

Congratulations to the following 2014 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship recipients:

Scholarship Recipient From
Kierra Hawkins Jackson
Quamia Glover Jackson
Cory Snow South Haven
Cayla Hari South Haven
Jordan Hutton Brandon
Lacey Harpe Brandon
Shanice Dowdy Red Bank
Alexis Ester Cold Water
Shundreia Wilson Sardis
Courtney Crockett Pelehatchie
Brianna Starnes Olive Branch
Olivia Dear Madison
Savannah Smith Corinth
Daniel Mendoza Hattiesburg

The presentation is at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 14 at the Jackson Convention Complex 105 East Pascagoula Street, downtown Jackson.

Additionally, a local organization will be recognized and awarded for making Jackson a great place to live. “Each year, in honor of the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, we will award a community grant to a charity, non-profit organization or school who has gone above and beyond in making a difference in Jackson,” says Perkins.

Full schedule of events below. (Click to enlarge.)

Soul City Showcase 2014 Schedule
Soul City Showcase 2014 Schedule

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