LKM Names 2012 Youth Achievement Awardees

Xi Chapter of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, an organization of graduate business and professional women, established in Syracuse since 1955, hosted its 43rd annual Youth Achievement Luncheon in conjunction with Syracuse Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Drumlins Country Club.

Xi Chapter gave the following awards:

Scholarship Chairperson Mrs. Eva Williams with 2012 Carolyn Tyler Memorial Awardee Edwina Kisanga of Cicero-North Syracuse High School. She will be attending Yale University in the fall majoring in Chemistry.

The Carolyn Tyler Memorial Award is a $2,000 award given over four years to a graduating African-American female high school student.

Carolyn Tyler Memorial Incentive Award: Edwina Kisanga, Cicero-North Syracuse High School

Achievement Awards to high school juniors or seniors in the areas of Art (fine art or performing), Science/Math, Sports and Community Service from either a city or a county high school

High School Achievement Awards
Arts: Sarah H. Jackson, Manlius Pebble Hill School
Science: Aaron Morgan, Christian Brothers Academy
Sports: Amari Pollard, Charles W. Baker High School
Comm Service: Christian Charles, Jamesville-Dewitt High School

The Middle School Incentive Awards given to an Outstanding Female and an Outstanding Male eighth graders in Syracuse City School Middle Schools and K-8 Schools

Middle School Achievement Awardees
Middle School                        Outstanding Female                                           Outstanding Male
Clary                                          Serina Dossen                                                Nizjue Zjaque Bulter
Danforth                                   Ivory Taylor                                                    Mehki Shephard
Edward Smith                         Daucyona Hinds & Kamille Davis ———— Terrell Gamble
Frazer                                        Faizo Mohamed                                             Mohamed Abdi
Grant                                         Chantelle Millwood                                      Dada Tippos
HW Smith                                Arianna Paradine                                         Javiyun Mosley
Huntington                              Raeven Hicks                                                 Darius Adair
Lincoln                                      Brianna Rogala                                             Taj Mitchell
Roberts                                     Naikyra Dornford                                         Shylion Sutherland
Percy Hughes                          Zhiyesha Staling                                            Domonick Clegg
W. Academy at Blodgett        Shakevia Alique Taylor                              Edras Vazquez

The Syracuse Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi presented to awards to Uriel Clayton of Nottingham and Michael Jennings of The Institute of Technology at Central School in memory of Brothers M. Gilbert Kirkland and Merle R. Greene. Both students will be attending Syracuse University in the fall.


— Write-up provided by Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc – Xi Chapter


The 2012 Caroyln Tyler Memeorial Awardee Edwina Kisanga with her father and sister and LKM Xi Chairperson Mrs. Eva Williams and Basileus Mrs. Linda Ervin.
Mrs. Linda Ervin, Xi Basileus, left, standing with High School Achievement Awardees Sarah H. Jackson, Manlius Pebble Hill for the Arts; Aaron Morgan, Christian Brothers Academy for Science, and Christian Charles, Jamesville-DeWitt for Community Service along with Mrs. Eva Williams, Scholarship Chairperson.
Xi Chapter of Lambda Kappa Mu recognizes the achievement of middle school students in the Syracuse City School District each year. Incentive Awards are given to an outstanding female and an outstanding male from the middle and K-8 schools. Students from Huntington, Danforth, Edward Smith, Lincoln and Frazier are pictured.

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