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Tucker Senior Claire Lippy Wins Scholarship

DeKalb Schools students awarded 2012 Gladys Cook Scholarships.

Tucker Senior Claire Lippy Wins Scholarship Tucker Senior Claire Lippy Wins Scholarship

Frances Claire Lippy, a senior at , is one of 13 graduating students from DeKalb County schools receiving a $1,000 Gladys Cook Scholarship.  

The honor was given by the DeKalb County Council of PTAs to be used toward the students' college education.

This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the Gladys Cook Scholarship. Ms. Cook, a former DeKalb PTA Council president, founded the scholarship in 1962. Ms. Cook and DeKalb Schools Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson presented the scholarships during the Council of PTA’s annual Spring Scholarship Awards Dinner on April 12.

“I want to congratulate each of the wonderful students recognized by the Council of PTAs and the Gladys Cook Scholarship,” Dr. Atkinson said. “One of our slogans is, ‘Miracles Happen in DeKalb Schools Every Day!’ These students and their inspiring stories are outstanding examples of those miracles.”

The 2012 Gladys Cook Scholarship recipients include:

Arabia Mountain High School
Kyle Jackson Woumn
College/Major: Georgia Institute of Technology/Computer Engineering and

Cedar Grove High School
Brittany Sherrell Gas
College/Major: Georgia Southern University/Criminal Justice

Chamblee Charter High School
Jasmine Alicia Clayton
College/Major: University of Georgia/Graphic Communications

Clarkston High School
Makiya Adem Moti
College/Major: Georgia Perimeter/Nursing

DeKalb School of the Arts
Sydny A. Caldwell
College/Major: Howard University/Computer Science and Dance

Druid Hills High School
Kip David Lacy
College/Major: University of Georgia/Medical Research Autoimmune Diseases

Lithonia High School
Kaelyn Tyler Paschal
College/Major: Emory University/Biology – Medical School/Anesthesiologist

McNair High School
Stanley Louis Stewart
College/Major: Northeastern University or Brown University/Digital Media

Miller Grove High School
Safia Abdirahim Abdirizak
College/Major: Mercer University/International Business

Redan High School
Kaylin Victoria Ashlyn Riggs
College/Major: South Carolina School of

Southwest DeKalb High School
Demetria Charlaine Dickins
College/Major: North Carolina A&T State University/Architectural Engineer

Stephenson High School
Jonathan Alden DeBowles
College/Major: Georgia State University/Business Administration

Tucker High School
Frances Claire Lippy
College/Major: Western Carolina University/Nursing

For more information, visit the DeKalb County School District website at
http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] www.dekalb.k12.ga.us.

From a press release by DeKalb County Schools

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