STONECREST, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Hundreds of students have attended a major event in Stonecrest that is providing millions of dollars in scholarship funds this week.
The 6th Annual Free College Scholarship Fair is happening at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. It’s sponsored by The Leadership Team USA and Infinite Scholars. Students are filling out applications with 50 different colleges and universities, and some, like Miller Grove High School Senior Amir Williams are receiving scholarships on the spot. “It means my mother doesn’t have to worry so much about me getting my secondary education,” he said. “It’s gonna be meaningful and impactful for so many families around DeKalb County,” said New Birth Pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant. “This has been our number one priority since our inception, was to uplift our youth,” said Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary.
The fair is from October 25 through October 28, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more details, click here.