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 2014 HRBMP Scholarship Winners

(from l. to r.) Scholarship chair Cheryl Ross, winner Rolonda Taylor, (back) scholarship committee member Larry Rubama, winner Kalynne Wilson, (front) winner Joel Caffey, winner Brittney Banks, winner Adriane Fraser


EACH YEAR, the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors and college students pursuing communications-related studies and to students of promise pursuing other studies. The program launches in January and applications are generally due by mid-April. Please check this website again in January for scholarship application forms.

This year, HRBMP awarded scholarships totaling $4,500 to six students from around Hampton Roads. Graduated high school winners are identified by the college they are attending.

The 2014 winners are:

*Adriane Fraser, University of Charleston — Media scholarship
*Jordon E. Grice, Hampton University – Media scholarship 
*Kalynne Wilson, Regent University  –  Media scholarship
*Brittney Banks, Christopher Newport University — Media scholarship
*Rolonda Taylor,  Virginia Wesleyan College — HRBMP Cheryl Ross and John Robinson Promise Scholarship
*Joel Caffey, Boston University  – Promise Scholarship