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"You can only become accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you."
- Maya Angelou

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THE MOLES Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Recipient (2021–2025)

 

MICAH WASHINGTON

Columbia Chapter Nominee

 

Micah’s selection as our newest scholarship recipient came after a careful review of the applications of 22 worthy nominees. The diversity of her well-documented extracurricular activities, honors, and community involvements helped to propel her to the top!

 

Micah is a graduate of the South Carolina Association of Independent Schools. This fall, she will begin her collegiate matriculation at Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology) in pursuit of a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

 

In her words: “I want to contribute to the innovation and cultivation of new ideas and technologies that will improve the healthcare industry. I want my future to consist of bettering the lives of others through biomedical engineering.

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THE MOLES Celestyne Diggs Porter Scholarship Recipient (2019–2023)

 

ZACHARY JORDAN-SMITH
Louisville Chapter Nominee


As a sophomore, Zachary continued to successfully meet the challenges of his scheduled courses at the  University of Louisville. As one of the top 10% of students in his 2023 graduating class, he was nominated to join Chi Epsilon – a national civil engineering honor society that honors engineering students who have exemplified the “principles of scholarship, character, practicality, and sociability... in the civil engineering profession."

 

As a member of Chi Epsilon, Zachary has been involved in community work and events sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is taking classes this summer and is looking forward to his first co-op experience this fall. 

Click below to see all MOLE Scholarship recipients.

THE MOLES
2021 Scholarship Update

THE MOLES Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Recipient (2017– 2021)

 

JULIUS GINGLES, JR.

Baltimore Chapter Nominee

 

After a very successful collegiate experience at Brown University, Julius has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle East Studies. His overall GPA was 3.50. Though Brown University does not calculate/determine graduation rankings, it is obvious that Julius was amongst those at the top of his class!

 

During the year, Julius continued to tutor his middle school tutee virtually through the Brown Refugee Youth Training Enrichment Program.

 

He also published three new magazine pieces online through the university’s Christian literary publication. Julius is expecting to enroll in medical school by 2023. He is currently back home in Baltimore to prepare for the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test). Also, he is volunteering at a  local hospital and working in a program as a college application mentor for high school students.