3 NC State Education Doctoral Students Receive A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships

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RALEIGH, North Carolina — Three doctoral students in the NC State College of Education have each received an A.M. Witherspoon Scholarship for Graduate Students from the NC State Black Alumni Society:

  • Kendrick Alston, a doctoral student in educational leadership and principal of Williford Elementary School in Rocky Mount
  • Jemilia Davis, a doctoral student in higher education and a researcher with the college’s National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness
  • LaTeisha Jeannis, a doctoral student in educational leadership and an assistant principal at Garner Magnet High School in Garner

The scholarship awards $1,000 to $1,500 each year to one to six graduate students at NC State. The Black Alumni Society awarded a total of six this year, meaning College of Education graduate students received half of the awards, the most of any college.