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Richmond County Chapter Recently Awarded Two Scholarships

Author: Communications Committee/Tuesday, October 3, 2017/Categories: Chapter News

The Richmond County Chapter recently awarded two scholarship to women returning to school after a short hiatus.

Lori Lambertson and Glad Uko-Imo were each given a check in the amount of $1,000 to help them continue their studies at the College of Staten Island.

Lori has faced some challenges in her pursuit of a higher education. She suffered a brain aneurysm and has had four surgeries She is presently going through a messy divorce from an abusive husband. She has two children ages 13 and15.

Lori is enrolled in a Liberal Arts and Sciences Program; she plans to obtain her Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work in June 2020.

Glad received her GED in 2015 and is presently enrolled in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Program as an Under Graduate. She intends to obtain a degree in Psychology in 2020. Ms Uko-Imo a native of Nigeria, is one of eight children. Her father died when she was ten years old. She has one dream; that is, to help others. A High School dropout, she vowed to continue her studies and obtained her GED. Now she can fulfill that dream as she continues


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