Local business students awarded scholarships
April 16, 2013 9:32PM
Updated: May 18, 2013 6:09AM
Local business students were among a group of recipients for scholarships from New York Life.
The $2,500 scholarships were awarded to five black undergraduates who are majoring in business, maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and are active in their communities, according to a press release. Since the program started in 2004, 49 students have received more than $235,000 in scholarships, according to a press release.
Among the winners were Imani Hughes, of Bolingbrook, and a freshman at Purdue University; and Maya McWhorter, of Flossmoor, and a freshman at Howard University.
The other recipients were Basil Lloyd Anderson, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a freshman at Virginia State University; Chelby Rogers, of Chicago, and a freshman at Howard University; and Tanjeria Crite, of Chicago, also a freshman at Howard University.