To: The College Community
From: Dr. George L. Sanchez
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Date: November 29, 2005
Subject: Scholarship Award Winners Bronx Community College
I am delighted to announce the following scholarship awards for the academic year 2005 2006.
The following are the five 2005 winners of the Amadou Diallo Foundation Scholarships at Bronx Community College:
Ms. Fatou Camara
The $1,000 scholarships have already been mailed to each student to help them pay school expenses. They will be officially acknowledged at the Dean's List reception, scheduled for March 30, 2006 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm in the Gould Memorial Library auditorium. A reception will follow in Colston Hall, lower level. We hope you will be able to join us for this event to meet and congratulate the winners.
Below are short biographic sketches of each scholarship recipient.
Fatou Camara is from Gambia. She is an accounting major who is completing her third semester with a GPA of 3.1. She aspires to become a humanitarian working for an organization trying to promote world peace and international trade like the United Nations. She hopes to introduce mechanized farming to her country - the Gambia- which has to import rice.
Benanemi Datuowei is from Nigeria. He is Liberal Arts major with an interest in Political Science. He has a 3.8 GPA after completing two semesters. He is currently in his 3rd semester. He wants to promote world peace and eliminate poverty by becoming a Foreign Service officer or diplomat. He sees free trade and investment partnership as being the means through which America and Africa can develop better relations.
Victor Nwokocha is from Nigeria. He is majoring in Liberal Arts - Biology
with a 3.27 GPA. He has completed 32 credits and is enrolled for 10 credits
for the fall semester. He plans to become a medical doctor and return
to Africa to help educate and treat AIDs victims. He wants to open free
clinics in rural areas and have African American doctors offer their services
Lawrence David Sorden, Jr. is an African-American with a major in Human
Services. He has a GPA of 3.2 after completing 15 credits. He is enrolled
for 12 credits this semester. He aspires to become a counselor to help
African-Americans. He has a special interest in African children who are
orphaned by diseases.