Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School junior Briana Morgan won 2nd place and $800 to the college of her choice for her essay in the Future Black Leaders’ Scholarship Program. Briana’s essay was selected from over 90 contestants answering the question “If you were elected President, what would you do to make this country a better place to live and work?” Briana and the other scholarship winners will be honored at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival on Monday, February 4th.
The Future Black Leaders’ Scholarship program is designed to help recognize and encourage high academic achievement, exceptional leadership, exemplary character, and community service among high school juniors. Each of the contestants was required to submit an application, recommendation letter from their guidance counselor, have a minimum G.P.A of 3.0, and their typed 500-600 word essay. The scholarship program is sponsored by the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Alabama, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and WSFA-TV.
PICTURED: Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School junior and 2nd place winner of Future Black Leaders’ Scholarship Program, Briana Morgan.