About Smiley Scholars
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today" Malcolm X
Supported By The Anheuser-Busch
Better World Scholars Program
Nyasha Klusman is a graduate of Young America Works Public Charter School in Washington D.C. She is majoring in visual communication at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles .
Milan Henderson will attend Arizona State University and major in justice studies and sociology. She is a graduate of Inglewood High School in Inglewood, CA.
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Inia Franklin is studying economics at Spelman College. A graduate of Mater Dei High School in Santa, Ana, CA, she was an honors student and was the president of the Rachel Challenge Club, a service club.
Kelly Scurry is studying political science at Duke University to become a lawyer. At Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Kelly was a member of the Young Voters Club, student council, the National Honor Society.
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Ephesian Poinsette graduated summa cum laude from Lumberton Senior High School in Lumberton, N.C. He is a biology/pre-med major at Morehouse College.
Caleb Farmer is a biology and psychology major at Pepperdine University. He graduated Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles with a 3.9 grade point average and has volunteered more than 2,000 hours.
Rheana Kelly is a freshman biology major at Saint Joseph’s with plans to become a plastic surgeon. She graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, PA.
Kayla Lane is a freshman at Spelman College studying pre-med. A native of Wilmington, DE, she graduated the Tatnall School with a 3.0 grade point average.
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Derek Stewart is a freshman at George Fox University majoring in business administration. He is a graduate of Torrance High School in Torrance, CA.
Jillian Anderson’s goal is to become a computer engineer. She is majoring in computer engineering at Albany State University. She graduated from Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga.,
Jamilah Muhammad graduated with a 3.0 grade point average from the Baltimore School for the Arts. She is a freshman theater major at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Lauren Melendez is a broadcast journalism major at Syracuse University. She graduated from Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.