COEFI Scholars

COEFI Scholars receive monthly stipends totaling up to $1000 per school year to help off-set the cost of school-related expenses.

Aunye Amos

Aunye graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia on December 18, 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She is currently employed with the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute as a Psychiatric Technician.

Myron Bishop

Myron is a Technology & Computer Science major at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and plans to graduate in 2008.

Carla Brown

Carla graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Political Science. She is presently attending Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she will earn a dual degree in J.D and Public Administration.


Kelly Gavin

Kelly Gavin is an Elementary Education major at Shippensburg University, PA . She is a member of the Keystone State Reading Association (SRA) and Student-Pennsylvania Education Association (PSEA). Keystone SRA, an affiliate of the International Reading Association (IRA) is a worldwide network of professionals dedicated to universal literacy and a lifetime of reading. PSEA is a pre-professional student association dedicated to advancing leadership skills and professional development among future educators across the Commonwealth. Ms. Gavin plans to graduate in December 2007.

Devin Mickens

Devin is a Sports Management major and a member of the Trojans Football Team. He plans to graduate from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia in 2009.

Ashley Robinson

Ashley recently graduated as a Psychology major at the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, California.

MarQuita Thompson

MarQuita is a Music Education major and a member of the Spartan Legion Marching Band at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. She plans to graduate in 2008.

Ashley Wilkerson

Ashley graduated with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California in December 2006. Last summer she interned in New York at NBC Universal in the Community Affairs department gaining hands on experience with non-profits, Public Service Announcements and other public relations functions.


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