Organization Presents Awards to AAMU Students
Local Organization Presents Awards to AAMU Students
The Greater Huntsville (AL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently presented “Class Act” scholarship awards to a group of Alabama A&M University students.
The Class Act Scholarship is a Southern Area Links initiative designed to provide sustainable financial support to deserving students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). AAMU is the HBCU partner selected for the chapter’s Class Act Awards.
The chapter awarded five (5) Class Act Scholarship book awards to Taese Davenport, a senior; Jaretta Hernandez, senior; Soni Omontese, graduate student; Taniya Rainge, sophomore; Keith Rivers, sophomore; and Reau’na Williams, sophomore.
“We commend them for their academic achievements, extra-curricular activities and determination,” said Nancy Adams Matthews, HBCU Scholarship Committee chair. Sharon H. Butler is chapter president.
CLASS ACT: Attending the scholarship presentation of the Greater Huntsville (AL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated were (l-r): Dr. Jeanette Jones, former chapter president; Nancy Adams Matthews, HBCU Scholarship Committee Chair; awardee Keith Poitier Rivers; awardee Jaretta O’Neal Hernandez; (rear) Alabama A&M University President Daniel K. Wims; awardee Taniya Mary Amber Rainge; awardee Tease Davenport; Sharon Butler, chapter president; and Abbiegail Hugine, alumna member. Not Shown: Soni Omontese.