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Alumnae will present scholarships to Staten Island students at jazz brunch Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 6:38 AM


Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Staten Island Alumnae Chapter, will celebrate its 15th anniversary with its fifth annual jazz brunch and scholarship presentation on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in the Island Chateau, 900 Fingerboard Rd., Grasmere. Tickets are $65. To reserve, call 646-873-6817. With the assistance of a generous donation from Strength to Motivate for the Future, three scholarship winners will be presented the Melody Scott Decuir Scholarship. They are high school seniors Juliet Nana Esi Baidoo of New Dorp High School, who will attend the College of Staten Island to study chemistry, and Susan E. Wagner High School students Evelyn Cooke, who will attend Howard University, in Washington D.C., and Oluwadumininu Betiku, who is heading for Sage College of Albany to major in biology. Three additional seniors were selected to


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receive recognition of their scholastic

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achievements and commitment to

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community service. They are Yasmin Obahiagnon of Curtis High School, Giovanni Pieve of St. Joseph by-the-Sea, and Jeremy Akyempong of Port Richmond High School.

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