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The Sarasota (FL) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. in Assoc. With Sarasota, Bradenton Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. hosted its 39th Annual Steve Lewis Achievement Ceremony at Rodger United Methodist Church. This year our fraternity awarded 4 scholarships and to this date we have offers 218K in well-deserving scholarships to seniors and nursing students in our community. We also honored two dynamic citizens of the year, Dawnyelle Singleton of Sarasota and Dr. Sharon Jefferson of Manatee. The main theme of the evening was geared around the success of the Sarasota Community Foundation ever so popular 2022 Giving Challenge and proved to be our community event for our giving challenge campaign. Showing our donors that we are committed to the community we serve.

Our scholarship recipients all have impressive backgrounds and various community and academic achievements. Our first recipient was Amari Brewer, who is a graduating senior out of Bayshore High School, where Amari maintained a GPA of 3.7368. He plans on achieving his degree in Forensics and becoming a Forensic Investigator.

Our next recipient is Alzavien Houston a graduating senior from Palmetto High School. Alzavien participated in track and football and has maintained a GPA of 2.87. Alzavien plans to attend Clarke Atlanta in the fall.

Our next scholarship recipient is William Morange who is a graduating senior out of Sarasota High School and has maintained a GPA of 3.94. During his high school career, William participated in the Teen Aircraft of Manasota, Literacy Council of Sarasota County, The Boys & Girls Club, Faulnaber Fab Lab Volunteer, Leadership Sarasota Youth Program, and Agape Youth Program Volunteer. And not to mention, a cashier at Publix.

And our last recipient is Karmani Gregory, who is a graduating senior out of Southeast High School. Karmani participated in basketball and has maintained a GPA of 3.79 while studying in the IB program. He plans on majoring in sports physical therapy and matriculating into a master’s program. Also, travel the world while playing basketball.

Our fraternity maintains a high level of giving in our community and assists students who choose to pursue post-secondary education. Our fraternity has awarded well over 218k in scholarships over 30 years as we continue “To Be The One”