Students honored, given scholarships during essay contest program

4/15/2013


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 15, 2013) —Students tackled the subject of their place in the workforce during the President’s Essay Contest and Awards Program Sunday. Six students wrote essays on "The Millennial Generation and Its Future in the Global Workplace." The winner was Royan Reddie, a junior biology major from Kingston, Jamaica. Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon and first lady Patricia S. Rochon will also pay for a round trip airline ticket for an approved study abroad program. The second and third place winners received scholarships for $600 and $400, respectively. After the finalists presented their essays, several students were awarded recognitions as well as scholarships.

The other essay contest finalists were:

Royal Banks, fourth place
Senior
English
Conyers, Ga.

Neisha Marks, second place
Freshman
Animal Science
Burt, Mich.

Victor Nhliziyo, fifth place
Sophomore
Biology
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Atiba Phillip, sixth place
Freshman
Finance
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Elise Marie Tolbert, third place
Senior
Environmental Science
Tuskegee, Ala.


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