WASHINGTON, D.C., (PRWEB) August 31, 2012
Kalkidan Alemayehu was recently named the winner of the Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship for 2012, sponsored by the Washington D.C. law firm Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. Ms. Alemayehu was selected based on her written essay, academic standing (judged according to high school GPA), and community service.
Ms. Alemayehu will be attending Christopher Newport University in the fall. Washington D.C. lawyers Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. presented Ms. Alemayehu with the award on August 10, 2012 in their D.C. offices. Ida Daniel, the first recipient of the Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship, also attended the awards ceremony to congratulate the new winner and wish her well.
“Chaikin Sherman is part of the community of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area,” said Ira Sherman, Managing Partner of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. “It is our duty and privilege to do what we can to make our community better. We are gratified that our college scholarship program has been so successful and look forward to following the progress of our awardees through college and beyond.”
The Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship accepted applications from students in the Washington D.C. metro area who graduated high school for the 2012 academic year. The $1,000 scholarship will be disbursed in two equal payments during the months of August 2012 and February 2013.
About Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C.
The Law Offices of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. represents clients in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas who have suffered serious personal injury due to another party’s negligence. The law firm also accepts qui tam cases on behalf of whistleblowers who report fraud against the government, ensuring the maximum whistleblower protections and seeking the best possible whistleblower rewards under the False Claims Act.
For over 40 years, the personal injury lawyers at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. have helped more than 10,000 victims of negligence seek and maximize the compensation they deserve for their personal injuries and losses. The firm’s three partners were all selected as 2011 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers. Learn more about the law firm by visiting their website at http://www.chaikinandsherman.com.