Alton High graduate awarded scholarship from Friends of the 60’s/Alton Black Alumni Association.

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Alton High graduate awarded scholarship from Friends of the 60’s/Alton Black Alumni Association.

ALTON — Nina Samar Womack, the daughter of Laniesha Ramsey, recently was awarded the Lee C. Cox scholarship from the Friends of the 60’s/Alton Black Alumni Association.

Womack is a 2020 Alton High School graduate whose honors and awards included National Junior Honor Society; 150 and 300 hour Youth Awardee for volunteer hours at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center; Honor Roll and High Honor Roll.

She plans to become a veterinarian and a role model for young African Americans. She plans to attend the Univerity of Missouri, Columbia where she will major in Animal Science and minor in Zoology.

The mission of Friends of the 60’s/Alton Black Alumni Association is to reunite colleagues who attended Alton area schools and to utilize their life ad career experiences to lead, strengthen, and mobilize the Alton community to prepare our youth for productive adulthood.

For more information, visit info@altonblackalumni.org.

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via Alton Telegraph

July 23, 2020 at 12:01PM

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