David Michael Eminess Memorial Scholarship
The David Michael Eminess Memorial Scholarship is named for a beloved Academic Upgrading student, who was on his way to completing his studies in 2016 when he tragically lost his life to gun violence.
In 2018, Academic Upgrading student, William Chemno was awarded the inaugural scholarship.
Learn more about William's educational journey in this article published in This Magazine, written by Phylicia Davis-Wesseling.
Thank you to everyone who has donated to this scholarship fund in David's memory.
Congratulations to all the recipients:
2018 - William Chemno
2019 - Susan Mackey
2020 - Rosean Duncan
2021 - Niftalem Tesfaye
Past Academic Upgrading Instructors, Stan Chase, Premal Laxman and Arjae Chevalier
present William Chemo with the inaugural David Michael Eminess Memorial Scholarship