The Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce(GLCC) honored six students from the DeKalb County School District with scholarships at the Chamber’s April 17 luncheon. DeKalb Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green, who served as keynote speaker for the luncheon, helped present the awards to four seniors who will graduate from Arabia Mountain High School: Miles McDaniel, Daija Jackson, Nya Childress and Jerry T. Myers, III. The superintendent also presented scholarships to Emoni Coleman of Miller Grove High School and Rebecca Zhang of Lithonia High School.
Each student received a $500 scholarship and were selected based on essays they submitted. The topics covered included Business and Entrepreneurship; Engineering; and Entertainment and Film Production.
Emoni Coleman is senior at Miller Grove High School who participates in the Track and Field Program at the school. Emoni is a 3-Time Georgia High School Track & Field 5A State Champions specializing the 800m and the 1600m. In February, Emoni signed a National Letter Of Intent to the Run Collegiate Track at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Ms. Coleman holds the school record in the 800m (2:12) and 1600m (5:02).
Emoni is Graduating on June 1st with a 3.94 Grade Point Average (Top 10% in her class).
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