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Mahone Fund Scholar: Anita Christmas

Mahone Fund Scholar: Anita Christmas

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Anita Christmas


CEO SCHOLAR Parents: Jerome Christmas Sr. and Anita Christmas

Most memorable high school moment: My most memorable high school moment was going to football games. This is because I spent time with all of my friends and showed our school spirit. In that moment, I felt happy and I enjoyed every minute.

Most influential teacher: Michelle Corbett in Yearbook; Mrs. Corbett was most influential to me because, she had a wise perspective in life and understood what my generation goes through. She made me feel like I could talk to her about anything.

School activities/clubs: Yearbook, Latinos in action

Out-of-school activities/hobbies: Community service at Second Baptist Church

College choice: University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha

Intended major/field of study: Accounting

Role model: My Grandma

Three words that best describe my role model: loving, wise and well educated

What I hope to accomplish in my lifetime: Receive my master’s degree in my intended major, move to New York to start my life with a good paying job.

What does receiving the Mahone Fund scholarship mean to you? Receiving the Mahone Fund scholarship means accomplishment. When It was announced that I got the scholarship, I felt a sense of pride. It’s truly a blessing to be chosen. Nonetheless, this provides my true gratitude in having the chance to receive this scholarship as well.

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