Washington-Based Real Estate Developer EYA and The Community Foundation Award Two More Scholarships to Ward 5 High School Seniors
Washington, DC – EYA, in partnership with The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Chancellor's Row College Scholarship Fund.
The fund, established as part of the St. Paul’s College redevelopment now known as Chancellor’s Row, provides scholarship monies to Ward 5 High School Seniors. Two recipients were selected for award:
Samantha Washington graduated from Capital City Public Charter School and will be attending Hampton University with a concentration in Communications. Sharee Smith-Taylor graduated from Woodrow Wilson Senior High School and will be attending the University North Carolina at Greensboro studying Communications with a minor in Journalism. Additionally, EYA and The Community Foundation are in the process of contacting last year's winners to renew their awards for 2013.
The Scholarship provides $2,000 per student per year (up to 4 years) for college-bound seniors. So far, the fund has awarded scholarships to five students from Ward 5.
EYA is a smart growth developer, specializing in walkable new home communities and mixed-use developments. Since its founding in 1992, the company has built over 30 neighborhoods in the Washington Metropolitan area. Chancellor’s Row is a new townhome community in the Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood of Washington, DC. EYA is constructing 237 luxury townhomes and affordable workforce homes, within walking distance of Brookland Metro station and the brand-new $200 million Monroe Street Market Town Center.
About The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
The mission of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community. The Foundation – which includes two regional affiliates in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County – currently manages more than 800 donor funds with assets totaling more than $340 million. We are one of the largest funders of nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Washington region, with annual grants of more than $50 million. www.thecommunityfoundation.org