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April 02, 2013

Attend our NEXT MEETING

          Hello Hornets! I am Daphne Bell, the current President of the Fairmont Heights High School Alumni Association (FHHSAA). We are unique and like no other organization due in part to the vast and rich history of Fairmont Heights High School (FHHS). It's historical significance is second to none. We will need your continued support and help (financially - pay annual dues or become a lifetime member) and in person ( join a committee - attend meeting and events) in order to keep the dream alive. Participate in the upcoming election process. Let your voices be heard and be a part of the process in determining the future of "historical" Fairmont Heights High School. Your support and comments are welcome.

Please continue to support the Annual Reunion Dance. This is our primary source of funds for student scholarships. Become a member of the FHHS Alumni Association, and plan to participate in the upcoming events. Join a Committee and  help with the day to day operation of your association. Your ideas , opinions and suggestions are very important to us! If you have any inputs or suggestions for the FHHS Alumni Association, please contact: Daphne Bell at E-Mail: daphnebe11@yahoo.com or FHHSAA website at E-Mail address: fhhsalumni@verizon.net .

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2011

        Thanks to all who attended FHHSAA's 22nd Annual Reunion Dance in April 2011, and to those who contributed to the scholarship fund, making it possible to give $7,250.00 in scholarships to the following graduates. This has been our largest request ever, and because of our loyal supporters and donors, we were able to help these graduates.

  • Talaya Austin - $500.00 > Psychology @ Howard University

  • Kelvena Beynum - $500.00 > Interior Design @ Westwood College

  • Emeka Brooks - $500.00 > Biology @ Howard Universiry

  • Takeya Brown - $500.00 > Chemistry @ Morgan State College

  • Richelle Essien - $500.00 > Baking/Pastry Arets @ Art Institute of DC

  • Tessa Frazier - $500.00 >  @ 

  • Aujah Griffin - $500.00 > Nursery Education @ University of MD, College Park

  • Omar Hernandez - $250.00 >      @ PG Community College

  • Jasmine Kelly - $500.00 > Undecided @ Marshall College, West Virginia

  • Dale King Jr. - $500.00 > Math/Computer Science/Accounting

  • Jonathan Parish - $500.00 > Business Major @ Morgan State University

  • Melissa Pearson - $500.00 > Psychology @ Salisbury University, MD

  • Toteona Robinson - $500.00 > Undecided @ Delaware State University

  • Portia Savoy - $500.00 > Psychology @ Morgan State University

  • Chidiebube Nwaneri - $500.00 > College Arts/Science @ Howard University

 

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2010

         Thanks to all who attended FHHSAA's 21st Annual Reunion Dance in April 2010, and to those who contributed to the scholarship fund, making it possible to give $2,500.00 in scholarship to the following Fairmont Heights High School Graduates. An additional $1,000.00 was given in the name of Bernice Crisp by their foundation. We thank them for their gracious contribution.

         * Matthew Kellibrew - $500.00 > Salisbury State

         * Tishanda McCrown - $500.00 > Stratford University

         *Toni Thompson - $1000.00 > Bowie State

         * Keishanan Wright - $500.00 > University of MD - Eastern Shore

 

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2009

          Thanks to all who attended FHHSAA's 20th Annual Reunion Dance in April 2009, and to those who contributed to the scholarship fund, making it possible to give $3,000.00 in scholarship to the following Fairmont Heights High School graduates:

          * Diamond Valentine - $500.00 > Psychology @ 

          * Max Heureux - $500.00 > Accounting @ University of MD, College Park

          * Timothy Tyler - $500.00 > Criminal Science Invest. @ Coffeyville Comm Col 

          * James Bowman - $500.00 > Accounting @ University of MD, College Park

          * Martinique White - $500.00 > Anthropology @ Salisbury University

          * Kenicca Exum - $500.00 > English Education @Greensboro College

     

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2008

          Thanks to all who attended FHHSAA's 19th Annual Reunion Dance in April 2008, and to those who contributed so generously to the scholarship fund, making it possible to give $4,000.00 in Scholarship to the following Fairmont Heights High School graduates:

          * Terrell Fletcher - $500.00 >  @ Prince George's Community College

          * Andrea Lewis - $500.00 >  @ Art Institute of Washington

          * Leon Gallop - $1,000.00 >  @ Mercyhurst College, NY (J. Williams Scholarship)

          * Vanessa Henry - $600.00 >  @ University of MD, Eastern Shore

          * Galen Kane - $500.00 >  @ University of MD, Eastern Shore

          * Trent Sullivan - $500.00 >  @ Wesleyan College, Dover DE

          * Melvette Melvin-Davis - $400.00 >  @ Pennsylvania State University

SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATIONS

          PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DONATIONS for the scholarship fund are tax deductible. All Fairmont Heights High School Alumni Association (FHHSAA) sponsored events raise funds for FHHS student scholarships.

 

Click on "DONATE" to send a credit card donation to the G. James Gholson Endowment Fund.

You can now contribute to the G. James Gholson Endowment Fund  through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).

The G. James Gholson Endowment Fund for Fairmont is a member of the Institute for Black Charities, which represents a large number of non-profit, community-based organizations under the CFC.

Remember to check CFC #64559

The Endowment Fund was created in honor of G. James Gholson; a master teacher and administrator, and an advocate for the children of Prince George's County public schools. Mr. Gholson served as principal of Fairmont Heights High School from 1950 to 1969 and had an enduring influence on the lives of thousands of students. In recognition of his commitment to educational excellence, our goal is to create an endowment of $50,000.00, which will be used to provide scholarships to exceptional students.

As you reflect on the role Mr. Gholson played in your life, MAKE A DONATION to transform the life of others. PLEASE contribute through the CFC or send your tax deductible donation to:

THE G. JAMES GHOLSON ENDOWMENT FUND, c/o Barbara Gainey, 904 Cox Avenue, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783.

WE NEED NEW LEADERSHIP ON THE FUND'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS. IF YOU HAVE TIME AND TALENT TO CONTINUE BUILDING THE ENDOWMENT, PLEASE JOIN US. For additional information, please contact Mary at (301) 322-9268.

For more information about the Fund, you may contact N. Joyce Payne at joyce.payne@TMCFund.org.

     

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