The SSUNAA Class of 1976, Inc. Supports the SSU Foundation through Annual Scholarship Awards!
Spotlight on Our Impressive Awardees

After a fair and rigorus vetting process, the Class of 1976 selected four new scholars and will continue awards for three students during the 2020-2021 academic year.

             

 

                         Miss Dianah Anderson, Freshman

                         $1,000

                         Hometown: Albany, GA

Parents: Tammy Cowart Anderson & Darroye Anderson

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

Highest Average in Chemistry, Highest Average in 9th grade lit, A/B honor roll, BETA Club, Teacher as a Profession Pathway Completion, Teen Leader Certified, Principal’s Honor Roll at 4c Academy, Top 10% of the Class of 2020, Jefferson Street Boys & Girls Club (Feeding the Valley Food Bank)

Captain of Monroe Comprehensive High School Soccer Team, Member of Dougherty County 4-H club, Member of New Oak Grove Baptist Church and organizer of Dimes for Cancer Fundraiser, Youth Secretary of Mt. Hosea Union Meeting, Participant in Relay for Life, Member of New Oak Grove Young Adult Choir, Work Based Learning Student at the Boys & Girls Club, Feed the Valley Volunteer  

                                

                                 Miss Amaya Bennett, Freshman

                                 $1,000

                                 Hometown:  Decatur, GA

 

 

 

Parent: Valencia Breedlove

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

Decatur Prevention Initiative  - Youth Platform  -Career Association -Poetic Praise  - SOAR (Student Organization Led Against Racism) -Budding Rose Debutante Program -Student Ambassador with The Decatur High school Student Center -21 Century Leaders, 3rd Place Poetry Slam (2016), 1st Place Poetry Slam (2017), Student Government Association 9th Grade President (2017), Inducted into Career Association (2017), Career Association Vice President of Leadership (2018-2019), Career Association President (2019-2020), 1st place for Outstanding Leadership with Job For Georgia Graduates (number one in the state of Georgia)

    

 

                                   Mr. Nigel Smith, Freshman

                                   $ 1,000

                                   Hometown: Savannah, GA

 

 

 

 

Savannah Early College High School

Parent: Christine Smith

Major: Computer Science

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

1st Place International Model African Union Award in Executive Council, 1st Place in Southeast Regional Model African Union, Microsoft Office Specialist Master Level Certification, Microsoft Technological Associate Certified, State Winner in FBLA Database Design, 2nd Place in Local GSEF Science Fair for Environmental Science, various Business Certifications, and 3rd Place Lincoln Douglass Debate in Fayetteville, NC, President of Model UN, Principal Student Advisor, Parliamentarian of FBLA, STEM Club leader, BETA Club Member, Yearbook Club Member, Google Science Fair Participant, and Student Council Junior Class Representative

          

 

                                         Miss Erianna S. Hammond

                                         Junior

                                         $1,000

         

                                         Hometown: Chesapeake, VA

 

 

 

 

 

Parent: Debra A. Dart

Major: Marine Sciences

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

NAACP Savannah State Collegiate Chapter, SGA Executive Secretary, Environmental Science Club, Member of NAACP, Honor Roll All Semesters, National Society of Leadership and Success, Azaelaland Nursing Home Volunteer, Powerful Educated And Respectful LadieS (PEARLS) Adviser and Mentor (Western Branch High School mentoring group), Environment Clean-Up, Math and Science Tutor, Youth Praise and Worship Leader at Tidewater Bibleway Temple, Otis J. Brock Elementary School, Savannah,  Volunteer Reader.

                                       Miss Emmanuella S. Martin

                                       Junior

                                        $1,000

                                       Hometown: East Dublin, GA

Parent: Yalonda Martin 

Major: Forensic Science

Graduate of East Laurens High School

  

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

NAACP, East Laurens High School John Phillip Sousa Award, East Laurens High School Director’s Award

Emerald Business and Professional Women’s Scholarship, Savannah State Class of 1976 Scholarship, Savannah State University National Alumni Association Scholarship, Savannah State University President’s Scholarship, Savannah State University ADISRE Scholarship Program, Savannah State University Dean’s List Scholar, Savannah State University Katherine Toler Scholarship, Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarship

                                    Miss Aaliyah Buckholts

                                    $500

                                   Graduating Senior, Dec. 2020

                                   Hometown: Riverdale, GA

Major: Mathematics w/ track in Secondary Education

Parent: Alyssa Zackery

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

Miss Savannah State University 2019-2020, Honors Program, University System of GA Board of Regents Academic Recognition Day Honoree , HBCU White House Initiative Scholar , Gold Medallion Scholar, Tutor, Read Across America,  Azalealand Nursing Home, Oglethorpe Charter School

                                Miss Briana   Byrne

                                Graduating Senior, Dec. 2020

                                   $500    

                                Hometown: Antiqua, West Indies

Parent: Wanda Byrne

 Major: Forensic Science

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, and COMMUNITY SERVICE

 International Students Association, Student Government Association (SGA), Class of '76 scholar

2019-20 Winners announced in
The Savannah Herald
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Applications for 2021-2022 will reopen in early 2021. Thanks for your support!
SSUNAA CLASS OF 1976 CHAPTER, INC.l (4).

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