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Ronald Platt named as 2013 Luke H. Chatman Scholarship Winner

posted Jun 6, 2013, 10:19 PM by Bobby Clark
Greenville, South Carolina -  Ronald A. Platt has been named the 2013 Luke H. Chatman Scholarship winner. The Luke Chatman Scholarship is $3,000 scholarship. Mr. Platt is the youngest of six children and is currently a senior at Wade Hampton High school where he will graduates this month. 

He has a 3.5 GPA and is currently plays on the varsity football team. He plans to attend Clemson University through the Bridge to Clemson program where he will pursue a degree in Education. After graduating, Ronald aspires to teach Mathematics in the Greenville County School System where he also would like to coach football.

Please join us as we congratulate Ronald 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. Platt. 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.