Sol C. Johnson Class of 1964 awarded a $500 scholarship to Elija’ Coles, a 2018 graduate of Sol C. Johnson High School. The award is based on outstanding academic performance, leadership skills and community service.
Elija’ has fulfilled all the requirements of Honors and advanced courses. He received many rewards for his academic endeavors. He was also chosen as a member of The Sol C. Johnson Student of the Month Program and he was a student at The Savannah State University Upward Bound Program. He was ranked No. 8 in his graduating class. In addition to his academic endeavors, he enjoys soccer, robotics, ultimate frisbee, drone flying, and music.
This young man has been accepted and admitted to Middle Georgia State University. He will major in aviation to attain his goal of becoming a commercial airline pilot. He also plans to minor in music to share his love of music by teaching others. In his free time, he enjoys playing his instruments: piano, drums, and trumpet.
After the scholarship award was given, members of the SCJ ‘64 Scholarship Committee discovered that Elijah’ was the grandson of Enoch Mitchell (deceased), a SCJ ‘64 Alumni and past president of SCJ ‘64! Thank you to the staff of Sol C. Johnson, High School for your assistance.
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