Scholarship Awards

Scholarship & Book Award Recipients 2020

Jamilia Cummings Reginia Payne Moses Scholarship Recipient

The Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in Partnership with the Pasadena/Altadena Ivy Foundation awarded 13 Scholarships and Book Awards to graduating college bound students.  The Scholarships were awarded in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Social Justice and Young African American Male. 

With COVID-19, this has been a trying year, but our graduates successfully completed high school, and we found a fun way to honor each of them while we safely social distanced. 

NAME HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Hayley Cogshell  John Muir UCLA STEAM
Imani Hayes John Muir San Jose St STEAM
Faith Hussey Monrovia PCC STEAM
Eryn Pollard CA School of the Arts Spelman STEAM
Sonia Andrews Monrovia San Jose St Social
Jamilia Cummings* Pasadena UCLA Regenia Moses Winner
Allison Wright Arcadia San Fransico St. Social
Anjolie Charles John Muir PCC GPA
Jordan Patton Marshall USC Male
Hasan Spencer John Muir Bucknell Male
Tanner Holmes   Spelman Book Award
Jackson Jones   UC Santa Cruz Book Award
Calvin Jeffers   CSUN Book Award

The accomplishments of all of these young people are amazing.  As they strike out into the world, the future is in great hands.  The Pasadena Chapter of AKA in partnership with PAIF is honored to help them on their journey by awarding these Scholarships & Book Awards

The organizations awarded over $25,000 in Scholarships and Book Awards.   The Regenia Payne Moses multi-year scholarship award of $5000 went to Jamilia Cummings from Pasadena High School.   When all is said and done the Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in partnership with PAIF will have awarded over $500,000 in Scholarships since being chartered in 1960.   The organizations continue to have a goal of increasing the award amounts and look forward to assistance in achieving that goal.

Bronze Sponsors:

  • QIANA CHARLES
  • ELISE PRESTON MALLORY
  • BONNIE SHERMAN/ LOVE FAMILY TRUST
  • BRENDA HARVEY WILLIAMS
  • JAMELLE MAGEE
  • JEANE WARD obo the GAMMA ZETA BOULE FOUNDATION

Scholarship Patrons:

  • PATRICE MARSHALL MCKENZIE
  • NASHAWN BACON
  • TANYA HOLMES
  • TRUDE TODD
  • BARBARA WASHINGTON
  • DEONNE BURGESS
  • ROSE MARIE TOLLIVER

2020 Scholarship Committee

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