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AGF names 2015 Scholarship Winner

posted Oct 16, 2015, 9:26 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Jan 2, 2016, 11:44 PM ]

Greenville, South Carolina -
Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation awarded their 2015 Luke H. Chatman Scholarship winner to Mr. Emanuel Jackson, who now attending Lenoir Rhyne University majoring in Business. The Luke H. Chatman Scholarship is current $3,000 scholarship (or $750 per year from four years). Mr. Jackson graduated from Riverside High School in Greenville, South Carolina in 2015.

Please join us as we congratulate Emanuel as being selected this year's scholarship winner, as he plans to attend Clemson University and pursue his college career. We are proud his names among the other winner whom the Foundation is supporting. 

Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation is proud to be new vehicle for funding this scholarship for worthy students such as Mr. Jackson. Established in 2012 as a public 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempted organization, Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation's mission is to aid the poor and disadvantage and help them toward a life of self-sufficiency. Our programs address teenage pregnancy prevention, college preparation & awareness, educational scholarships, youth leadership development and other similar programs. We serve the Upstate area of South Carolina, and are affiliated with the Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of ΑΦΑ in Greenville, South Carolina. 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on December 4, 1906. The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter was chartered on August 24, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina under the Umbrella of the National Organization and the first African-American Greek-Letter Alumni Chapter in the Upstate of South Carolina.