AGF Announces 2022 Luke H. Chatman Scholarship Winner

Mr. Blake Sands of Mauldin High School was selected as the 2022 LHC Scholarship winner.

Greenville, South Carolina - Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation (AGF) is proud to announce our 2022 Luke H. Chatman (LHC) Scholarship Winner, Mr. Blake Sands of Mauldin High School. Mr. Sands will be attending the University of South Carolina in the Fall of 2022 and plans to major in psychology, with a minor in Biology. He is also a participant in the Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Competition.

"Blake is an outstanding representative of the kind of student we are looking to support with our scholarship effort, " said Brother Jimmy Durante, Treasurer of AGF. "He is very well round and has excellent academic performance. We are very proud to have him as one of our support students".

AGF will be supporting a total of four students in the coming year and joins the more than 25 Scholarship winners since 2000. You can view the entire of supported students on our current and past LHC Scholarship winners web page.

AGF will be announcing our scholarship award amount later this summer. In the past, the scholarship has been a $3,000 scholarship over four years (or $750 per year). Congratulations to Blake and his family and we wish him continued success at the University of South Carolina.

In 1985, Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter renamed its Scholarship program in honor of the late Brother Luke H. Chatman. Brother Chatman served as GGL’s Chapter President, South Carolina’s first District Director, and Southern Regional Vice President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. In 2003, Gamma Gamma Lambda changed its scholarship from a one-time award to a multi-year scholarship of $ 750 for four years.