The Junior League of Savannah awarded Kids Who Care Scholarships, during the League’s Annual Meeting Monday May 7 at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto as part of an on-going commitment by the organization to support future generation.
Six students from the Junior League of Savannah’s service area, which also includes the South Carolina Low Country, Golden Isles and Statesboro areas, each received $1000 awards. Scholarships are awarded each spring to high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism and outstanding community involvement. Eligible students will have made a positive difference in the lives of others by volunteering. Scholarships are not based on academic or athletic ability. Nominations are made by anyone , principals, counselors, students, community groups and individuals, as well as self-nomination by the student.
2012 scholarship recipients are: Preston Britton, Savannah Arts Academy, he plans to attend Auburn University; Aigner Smith, Herschel V. Jenkins High School, she plans to attend Georgia State University; Christian Taylor, Sol C. Johnson High School, she plans to attend Georgia State University; Katie St. Vincent’s Academy, she plans to attend Georgia Institute of Technology; Donavonne Bryant, Hershel V. Jenkins High School, he plans to attend Georgia State University; Camila DeNosa, Savannah Early College, she plans to attend Emory University. The Junior League of Savannah is an organization of over 1,000 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.