Congratulations to the R.W. Sorrell Scholarship Fund Award Recipients!
In 2021, the R.W. Sorrell Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to two (2) high school graduates: Kayla Banks (Cheltenham High School) and Sage Tawfeeq (Springfield Township High School). Each graduate is the recipient of a $3,000, four-year, renewable scholarship.
The RWS Scholarship Fund also renewed its commitment of a four-year annual scholarship of $3,000 to seven (7) students who were award recipients following their graduation from high school in 2018 (3), 2019 (2), and 2020 (2). These students are returning to the following colleges / universities for the fall semester as rising seniors, juniors and sophomores: Hampton (2), Howard, Penn State (2), Perdue and Spelman.
Additionally, we congratulate the following RWS Scholarship recipients who graduated from college in the spring of 2021: Alexa Green (Xavier University), Amira Martin (Villanova University) and Darren Laws Jr. (Widener University).
In 2020, the R.W. Sorrell Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to two (2) high school graduates: Nadiyah Bell, Cheltenham High School and Malachi Neal, Upper Darby High School. Each graduate is the recipient of a $3,000, four-year, renewable scholarship. In addition, Girard Academic Music Program graduate, Lauryn Reynolds is the recipient of the R.W. Sorrell 2020 Annual Book Award in the amount of $1,500.
The Scholarship Fund also renewed four-year scholarships at $3,000 each to seven (7) students who are attending the following schools: Bloomsburg, Penn State, Widener, Villanova, Hampton, Xavier and University of Pennsylvania.
We also congratulate Kevin Yang, a 2016 RWS Scholarship recipient who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in May 2020.