PRLog - May 19, 2014 - ATLANTA -- Atlanta, GA: On, Saturday, May 17th, Kappa Iota Zeta chapter awarded its Marynette Lovejoy Book Scholarships to four deserving scholars. Chairperson Asia Jones, along with her committee, read through stacks of submissions to select some of the finest candidates. This year’s awardees are:
KIZ Scholarship Presentation
Ms. Kenyatta Hendricks graduating from South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice and will be attending Stillman College.
Ms. Tierra Black graduating from Cedar Grove High School and will be attending one of the five universities she has been accepted to.
Ms. Ashli Matthews graduating from Arabia Mountain High School and will be attending Hampton University.
Ms. Nzinga Acey a freshman Finance Major at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The chapter was very excited to present each scholar with an autographed copy of the book “March – Book One” by Congressman John Lewis along with a gift basket of items every college student needs. According to Ms. Acey, “the women of (Kappa Iota Zeta) chapter have greatly exemplified to me what it means to pride oneself on a commitment to scholarship and I will always carry this commitment with me in all of my current and future endeavors.”
About Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc & Kappa Iota Zeta Chapter: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is an international women’s organization that has established itself as the foremost network of socially and politically conscious activists working to empower disenfranchised communities. On January 16, 1920, five trailblazers at Howard University in Washington D.C. founded the sisterhood on the precepts of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood.
Kappa Iota Zeta chapter was chartered on September 15, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia. The chapter is active in the local community and works diligently helping other people excel. Kappa Iota Zeta’s well-known signature programs include its Hall of Fame Gala, Marynette Lovejoy Book Scholarship, Miss Blue Revue Pageant, Stork’s Nest Blitz, and Tea with Z.