New Promise Scholars
Hannah “Mia” Bostic plans to defer her admission to the University of Virginia for a year, where she plans to pursue an MBA. Her dream is to start her own outdoor adventure company.
Inigo Drake will attend the California Institute of the Arts, where he will focus on his passion–performing. He has won a number of awards for acting, and plans to pursue a career as a performer.
Aleena Haidari will attend PVCC. She plans to transfer to U.Va. and later attend U.Va. Law School with a goal of eventually becoming an international human rights attorney.
Waheda Haidari will attend PVCC, and plans to transfer to a four-year university after her first two years. Her goal is to become a doctor.
Nadiya Khaydari will attend JMU. She has not yet chosen a major, but knows her passion is reaching out and helping people.
Fatima Lopez will attend VCU. She plans to turn her love for mentoring and working with children and teens into a career in elementary education.
Abdifatah “Abibi” Osman will be a sophomore at Lynchburg College, where he plays soccer and plans to major in sports management.
Maria Isabel “Izzy” Serrano Gonzalez will attend Virginia Tech. She plans to major in architecture and interior design.
Dyshe Smith will attend Howard University. Her goal is to become an obstetrical nurse.
Anna Tran will attend Radford University. Anna’s goal is to become a registered nurse, and she has already taken CNA courses through CATEC to prepare for her future career.
Renewing Promise Scholars
Gaetan Banawoe – University of Virginia
Grace Bostic – Guilford College
Jordan Burnley – Virginia Commonwealth University
Tariq Carrington – University of Virginia
Alisse Collick – Virginia Commonwealth University
Kunga Deyang – James Madison University
Paul Fry – Radford University
Valeria Gutierrez-Cruz – Piedmont Virginia Community College
Jasmine Hayes – George Mason University
Justice Howard – University of Virginia
Tateionus Jasper – Virginia State University
Eanna Langston – Old Dominion University
Dil Magar – Virginia Tech
Kibirit Majuto – Piedmont Virginia Community College
Alan Mendoza – Virginia Tech
Lakiera Mills – Virginia Commonwealth University
Janaya Mott – Lynchburg College
Wendell Santiago – Piedmont Virginia Community College
Alexis Taylor – Virginia Commonwealth University
Daeja Wade – Virginia Commonwealth University
Taya Williams – Radford University
Promise Scholars Graduating this Year
Rajia Arbab – Georgetown University
Amanda Downing – University of Virginia
Wade Kammauff – University of Virginia
Patience Kilel – Old Dominion University
Courtney Mills – Old Dominion University