MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation Creates New Scholarship

Met_brownscholarship_01The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation has created the Keshell and Keyonna Brown Memorial Scholarship.  The women were two of the 27 charter members of the foundation’s Tennis and Tutoring program in Durkeeville.  According to a recent article in the Times-Union, their deaths greatly impacted the foundation and staff, which hopes the scholarship will help keep their memories alive.  The scholarship is is for girls 8th-11th grade involved in the youth foundation’s tennis and tutoring program.  The girls must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be involved in community service that includes mentoring a younger student in the tennis program.

Three students are sharing the first $10,000 in scholarship funds – Brittany Evans, ShaTeria Davis and Mauricia Brown. All three will mentor younger students in the program during the next school year.



image courtesy of the Jacksonville Times-Union.