Featherstone

Featherstone Foundation Awards $90,000 in College Scholarships to 30 Exceptional Baltimore Area Students

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.
  • This year, 30 exceptional Featherstone Scholars will receive $3,000 merit-based scholarships during a special awards ceremony on Friday Sept. 23 at noon.
  • "She reinforces our values that higher education is a gateway to economic opportunities for all," said Juliana Lopez, executive director, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has provided more than $236,000 through 98 scholarships to students from 20 countries who now attend 12 institutions.

Thirty Outstanding Students Win Featherstone Scholarships Powered by State Farm, Embassy of Mexico Partnership

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Friday, September 24, 2021

These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.

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  • These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.
  • This year's impressive honorees include notable Featherstone winners such as Joseph Manu, a Coppin State University student, who made it to finals of the Tokyo Olympics for track and field.
  • The Featherstone Foundation's college and career readiness initiatives provide merit-based scholarships to first-generation college students and honors academic excellence from communities who are traditionally underrepresented in higher-education.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has awarded over $156,000 in scholarships through 72 awards to students from 19 countries from 11 institutions.

Maryland State Leaders Praise Featherstone Foundation's Multilingual Workforce Initiative

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

BALTIMORE, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The award-winning William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation celebrated the graduates of its innovative workforce program, Reaching New Heights.

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  • BALTIMORE, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The award-winning William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation celebrated the graduates of its innovative workforce program, Reaching New Heights.
  • The initiative has been an economic engine that has provided underemployed and unemployed multicultural trainees with professional careers, stronger household incomes and financial stability.
  • "We serve as anincubatorof bilingual talent andpipeline for employers to tap qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds," said Lanaea C. Featherstone , CEO, Featherstone Foundation and member of the OSI-Baltimore Community Fellows' Network.
  • Maryland's Deputy Secretary of State Luis E. Borunda , the first Hispanic to serve in that role, provided remarks on behalf of the Governor.