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Urban League Presents Annual Scholarship Awards

Morgan Lataillade of T.C. Williams High School; Beatrice Williams of C.D. Hylton High School, Zoel Stackhouse of Forest Park High School, Gabriela Alvarez of Dominion High School, Kristian Welch of Tuscarora High School, N'Dri N'Cho of Washington-Lee High School, Javier Mery of Potomac Falls High School, Tyrone Simpson of South County Secondary School, Nathaniel Smith of Lake Braddock Secondary School, and Osasenaga Aghayere of South Lakes High School were honored with $5,000 scholarships at the 23rd annual Northern Virginia Urban League Community Service Scholarship Awards Dinner on Friday, April 19, at the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner.

In addition to the student scholarships, two additional awards were given to: The Boeing Company for outstanding leadership in science, technology, engineering, math and to Dr. Randal Pinkett, president and CEO of BCT Partners. Pinkett received the Trailblazer STEM Award.

The Northern Virginia Urban League Annual Scholarship Program provides academic awards in the amount of $5,000 each to African-American, Hispanic and/or Native American high school seniors from Alexandria, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fairfax County public or private schools.

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Seated (from left) are Morgan Lataillade T.C. Williams High School; Beatrice Williams C.D. Hylton High School; Zoel Stackhouse Forest Park High School; Gabriela Alvarez Dominion High School, and Kristian Welch, Tuscarora High School. Standing (from left) are N'Dri N'Cho, Washington-Lee High School; Javier Mery, Potomac Falls High School; Tyrone Simpson, South County Secondary School; Nathaniel Smith, Lake Braddock Secondary School, and Osasenaga Aghayere, South Lakes High School

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Cynthia Dinkins CEO of Northern Virginia Urban League presents Dr. Randal D. Pinkett, BCT Partners, with the Trailblazer STEM Award for outstanding leadership in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Dewey R. Houck, II Boeing Network and Space Systems, accepts the Pioneer STEM Award for leadership from Chasiti Dawson, vice chair, The Adellsen Group.