Neuroscience, Chemical Engineering, Applied Developmental Psychology and Culinary Arts—these are just a few of the expected majors of African-American youths who were celebrated last week.
While many in today’s society think that young African-Americans are just “out in the streets,” NEED has proven that theory wrong.
On May 22 at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh, the nonprofit organization known for “unlocking the power of education” for African-American youth in the Pittsburgh region, awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to 55 of the best and brightest students at its 51st Annual Benefit Dinner. The theme was “Opportunity & Transformation Through Education.”
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