As the nation honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Daikin seeks to help empower the next generation of minority students in area colleges and universities.
Minority students in Morgan County, Alabama who are U.S. citizens and enrolled or soon to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student submitted applications in November of 2021. As long as recipients maintain academic “good standing” status, they remain eligible under the program.
Daikin America, Inc. Minority Scholarship Program 2022 was established in 2003 to help minority students from Morgan County achieve their education goals and career aspirations.
Including today’s scholarship awards, Daikin America has invested more than $317,000 in the education of minority students in Morgan County. The following scholarship recipients were announced at the MLK Unity Breakfast in Decatur.
Earth Millwood, Freshman at UAH: $1,000.
Carmen Lindsey, Freshman at Samford: $1,500.
Timmeseya Campbell, Senior at UAH: $1,500.
Joshua Clay, Freshman at UAH: $2,000.
Angel Morrow, Sophomore at Alabama A&M: $2,000.
Braxton Lyle, Sophomore at Alabama A&M: $3,000.
Tamari Boulden, Sophomore at Tuskegee University: $3,000.
Mackenzie Byrd, Sophomore at Calhoun College: $3,000. (Transferring to AL A&M)
Camara Smith, Freshman at Calhoun College: $3,000.
Today’s scholarship awards total $20,000 toward helping minority students of Morgan County realize their scholastic potential.
Please join us in congratulating these excellent students on their achievements and wish them success in their pursuit of education and future careers.