Tyler is a recipient of the Honor Opportunity Scholarship from PACE University! She won a $120,000 over four years scholarship to attend PACE University!
Tyler also received over $200,000 from three other colleges.
Mykal is a recipient of the Academic Excellence Scholarship from Abilene Christian University! She won a $64,000 over four years scholarship to attend Abilene Christian University!
Asia is a recipient of the Academic Excellence Scholarship from Abilene Christian University! She won a $64,000 over four years scholarship to attend Abilene Christian University!
Ahnia is a recipient of the Isenberg Scholarship from Friends of UA's Scholarship for Alumni Success Program! She won a $5,000 annual scholarship to attend Western Illinois University!
Ahnia is also a recipient of the Kansas City, Missouri Opportunities Scholarship Fund from the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. She won two equal installments of $750.00!
Asia is a recipient of the Margaret Carter Scholarship from Tarrant County Democratic Woman's Club. She won a $1,500 to attend Stephen F. Austin!
Clayton is a recipient of the DFW Citi Women Scholarship from DFW Citi Women. He won $500 to attend Culinary Institute of America in New York!
Clayton is also a recipient of the MISD Multi-Scholarship from Mansfield Independent School District. He won $
Sydney is a recipient of the NSBE Dallas/Fort Worth Professionals Scholarship from NSBE DFW Professionals! She won $1,000 to attend Spellman College!
Sydney is also a recipient of the MISD Multi-Scholarship from Mansfield Independent School District She won $4,000!
Ashley is a recipient of the Veterans of Foreign Wars from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She won $1,000. She is an 11th grader currently.
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- Patricia Woods-Smith from LinkedIn
" My niece Ahnia, won another scholarship for college. We are so grateful to God for this oppurnity and it could not have happened without the compassion and knowledge and skills of the Scholarship Lady Miss Valerie Gill! Ladies and gentlemen and boys and girls scholarships are out there the money is out there! If you want to know how to achieve and receive scholarships then you need to talk to Miss Valerie Gill, she can help you!"
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Certificate of Appreciation
For you dedication, public service contribution and commitment to the empowerment of women at the
"2019 A Time to Flutter -- Your Ultimate Release Kaleidoscope Impact Conference & EXPO"
On the Sixth Day of April Two Thousand Nineteen
"Valerie is an excellent resource in assisting future and current college students find the right financing options and direction for higher education cost a true expert in her field.
- Tim Beverly Sr. from LinkedIn
" Wow, wow, wow!!! We did it. YYYEEEAAAHHH!!! Another successful camp goes down in the history books.
Please forgive me for the delay in sending my gratitude - I've been in "brain" recovery the past two weeks.
Words cannot express how much I sincerely appreciate you for joining the Diamonds in the Rough: Summer Camp 2019 as a Workshop Facilitator.
You served as an intricate part of a revolutionary week designed to empower, encourage, and enrich the girls of our future.
I am still receiving rave reviews from both the parents and the diamonds about the extraordinary workshops they attended and about the camp in its entirety.
Because of us they will continue to SHINE BRIGHT Like the DIAMONDS That They Were Born To Be.
Once again, I can not Thank You enough for helping me be a blessing to our daughters...our diamonds...our future!
I would love to stay connected... if you're interested in volunteering at upcoming events, being a mentor for this school year and/or returning as a facilitator for Diamonds in the Rough Camp 2020 - please do not hesitate to confirm participation. "
- Marguritte S. Johnson
Diamonds in the Rough, Camp Coordinator
Stand 4 Sisterhood, Executive Director