Shandon Anderson Foundation to Award Five Atlanta Public School System High School Seniors Scholarships

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The Shandon Anderson Foundation today announced that applications are still being accepted for its Second Annual 49 Scholarship Program. %u2028The foundation intends to award five $1,000 scholarships to outstanding Atlanta Public School System High School Seniors.

The Shandon Anderson Foundation today announced that applications are still being accepted for its Second Annual 49 Scholarship Program. The foundation intends to award five $1,000 scholarships to outstanding Atlanta Public School System High School Seniors.

The foundation will award the scholarships to the winners at The Second Annual Forty-Nine Scholarship Luncheon ceremony honoring the students and their families on June 12, 2008 at Nani Salon and Spa located in Atlantic Station from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

The Forty-Nine Scholarship Luncheon will pay homage the resilience of the student athlete spirit as well as their parents, teachers, coaches and school systems which make it possible for young people to find the balance between academics and sportsmanship.

This scholarship was created on the premise of honoring select students in the Atlanta Public School System and rewarding them for their vigorous efforts of being student/athletes. The scholarships are intended to help alleviate the financial burdens associated with higher education, permitting the winners to devote more time to pursuing their academic goals. Founder and former NBA guard, Shandon Anderson knows first hand what collegiate athletes face in terms of financial struggle, the foundation will award five high school graduating seniors with monetary scholarships to aid in their journey.

To apply, students must complete an application and have it in by May 10, 2008. A panel of judges will interview finalists and select five winners. Winner will be notified by May 30, 2008.

Application Information
Students can obtain information about the Shandon Anderson 49 Scholarship
three ways:

  • By visiting http://www.sayouth.org
  • By requesting application forms for their school counselors or
  • By contacting Marcia Pecot at Marcia @ therodreguezgroup.com or by phone at 404-921-2263. FAX: (404) 347-9696 MAIL: 1280 West Peachtree, Suite 145, Atlanta, GA 30309

Scholarship Guidelines
Eligible students must be high school seniors currently attending an Atlanta Public School System high school. Completed application forms can be sent by fax, email or mailed.

About The Shandon Anderson Foundation:
As the Shandon Anderson Foundation celebrates more than 5 years of exceptional service to the community, it is fitting to reflect on the people and core values that have greatly contributed to our success. We are passionate about ensuring that the needs of our teen generation are the driving force behind every decision and programming implementation we make.

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