Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Savannah Alumnae Chapter proudly announces its 2020 financial contributions of over $32,000 to scholarship awards and various non-profit organizations.
Each year, Savannah Alumnae Chapter awards over $10,000 in scholarships to deserving young ladies. This year, the chapter awarded four Academic Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each, one Community Service Scholarship in the amount of $1,000, and one $1,000 Non-traditional Scholarship to a female student who attends Savannah State University or Armstrong State University. The 2020 Academic Scholarship recipients are: Mariah George, a graduate of Savannah Early College, who plans to attend Fisk University. Tiana Ruden is a graduate of Savannah Arts Academy, who plans to attend Princeton University. Chloe Screen, a graduate of Savannah Early College High School, plans to attend Valdosta State University; and Larkyn Tremble, a graduate of Woodville-Tompkins High School, plans to attend GA Southern University.
Ajia Rhodes, a student at Savannah State University, received the $1,000 Non-Traditional Scholarship. The $1,000 Edna B. Jackson Community Service Scholarship (named in honor of Savannah’s first African American Mayor) was awarded to Alfred E. Beach High School graduate, Briyonna Jacobs. Briyonna plans to attend Valdosta State University.
In addition to the $10,000 scholarship awards, Savannah Alumnae Chapter made several additional monetary donations to various non-profit organizations, including: $11,000 to Savannah State University Scholarship Fund – Educational awareness and involvement in the lives of educating the next generation; Greenbriar Children’s Center: $2,000 toward educational awareness and involvement and their commitment to the protection of young people; May Street YMCA: $2,000 – service to the community, programming, meals, etc.; Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club: $2,000 – service to the youth of the community, education & physical & mental health; Old Savannah City Mission: $2,000 – service to the community in supplying meals to those most in need; EOA – Head Start Program: $1,500 – educational involvement – preparing children with a good education foundation; and Park Place Outreach: $1,500 – for educational awareness and involvement and their commitment to the protection of young people.
Savannah Alum- nae Chapter thanks the entire community for its continued support.