House GED graduate Shanice Brown received the Jim and Karen Schlater Scholarship at the organization’s graduation dinner on Monday, May 23. This one-time award was presented to Shanice for her volunteerism and demonstrated commitment to helping her neighborhood.
Shanice’s volunteer efforts include assisting at community meetings, working at Journey House fundraising events, participating in river and street clean-ups as a member of the Youth Build Program and taking part in projects through Ground Works, 16th Street Community Center and River Keepers.
“This scholarship will help me move forward through college to better my future while helping me to avoid going in debt,” stated Shanice. I thank Jim and Karen Schlater for granting me this opportunity that will definitely open doors to further opportunities for me.”