Ajene’ Hall, of Atlantic City, was inducted into Bowie State University’s chapter of the Phi Alpha National Honor Society, which fosters high standards of education for social workers and admits those with excellent scholarship and achievement in social work. Hall is a senior majoring in social work.
For undergraduate membership, students are required to be juniors or seniors majoring in social work, complete nine credit hours of core social work courses, and achieve an overall 3 grade point average on a 4 scale, with a 3.25 GPA in social work courses. Inductees must also be active members of the BSU Social Work Club and submit a one-page proposal for a community service project.
Mills wins scholarship
Jaleesha Mills, of Pleasantville, was among the winners when the Atlantic City Hotel and Lodging Association Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 17 students pursuing hospitality or culinary careers at the Scholarship Awards Luncheon on April 23 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa.
The ACHLA Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $300,000 in its history. This year’s recipients are students at Atlantic Cape Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Richard Stockton College, and Rutgers University.
Biagi wins scholarship
Jordan Ashley Biagi, a senior at Atlantic City High School, was one of two recipients of this year’s Atlantic Audubon Society Patricia and Carol Bristow Scholarship. This $1,000 award is presented to select, female Atlantic County high school seniors who plan to pursue higher education and a career in the sciences.
Cox wins scholarship
Ayana Cox, a senior at Atlantic City High School, received a $1,000 scholarship recently when Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Kappa Omega Chapter, announced the winners of the Beulah E. Burke Scholarship at its 30th annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show on May 4 at Golden Nugget Atlantic City.
In addition to scholarships, Robbin Bell was honored with the Theta Kappa Omega Chapter Community Service Award for outstanding service and commitment as a community volunteer.
Rodriguez wins award at Millersville University
Adriana A. Rodriguez, of Pleasantville, received the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Award at Millersville (Pa.) University’s Honors and Awards Convocation, held May 4 on campus in the Student Memorial Center.
More than 750 students were recognized at this convocation for their academic accomplishments including impressive grade point averages, departmental awards for excellence in an academic major, community involvement and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference scholar athletes.
Coleman named to nursing honor society
Nadira S. Coleman, of Pleasantville, of the Class of 2013, was one of 28 South Jersey residents in the second graduating class of the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, to have been elected to membership in the Eta Mu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the national honor society of nursing.
Students are selected for membership on the merits of their demonstrated community involvement, leadership abilities and scholarly excellence.
Cox, Archie receive scholarships
Atlantic City High School graduating seniors Ayana D. Cox and Lamirah M. Archie were presented with scholarships at the annual Black Leadership and Scholarship Awards Luncheon sponsored by 101 Women Plus, Inc. on April 27 at the Mays Landing Golf and Country Club.
Cox received a $1,000 Dr. Dorothie W. Dorrington Scholarship. Archie received a $750 Joseph Jacobs Esq. Scholarship.