April 26, 2011

GSU Mass Communications Student Wins UNCF $5,000 Scholarship for Essay

Grambling, LA – UNCF and Union National Life Insurance presented Deasirae Woodard a scholarship check for $5,000 to go towards her education. Ms. Woodard submitted an essay entitled “Still Standing” her story about being homeless throughout high school and beating all odds and graduating in the top 10% of her class at Alief-Taylor in Houston, Texas. Deasirae a junior at Grambling is a Mass Communications major and 2010 Deans List honoree. She plans to become a director and producer when she graduates.

GSU Mass Communications Student Wins UNCF $5,000 Scholarship for Essay
Leon Sanders, GSU interim vice for finance and administration; Rob Bertucci, Union National Life Insurance regional vice president; Deasirae Woodard, mass communication major from Houston; Jerry J. Fabre, Union National Life Insurance district manager; Sharon Reed, director for Student Support Services (Scholarship Committee); Jamicia Albritton, assistant director for scholarships (GSU Financial Aid).

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