January 11, 2023
For Immediate Release
UPPER MARLBORO, MD — Fourteen Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) high school seniors have been named 2022 Posse Scholars and will receive four-year, full-tuition college scholarships from The Posse Foundation’s partnering schools.
“I am so proud of this year’s scholarship class who represent the spectrum of excellence across PGCPS community, specialty, charter and International high schools,” said Dr. Monica Goldson, Chief Executive Officer. “We wish them continued success as they begin the next chapter of their academic careers and embark on this tremendous opportunity.”
Students participating in the Posse program have a 90 percent college graduation rate, and have proven to make a difference on campus and in their professions. Since 2013, more than 60 PGCPS students have received Posse scholarships.
This year’s recipients include:
Erick Alegria Romero, Northwestern High School – Sewanee: The University of the South
Marco Assam, Eleanor Roosevelt High School – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alriana Buller-Jarrett, Charles H. Flowers High School – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hillary De La Cruz, Charles H. Flowers High School – Bucknell University
Akamewane Ebude, Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George’s Community College – University of Rochester
Jessica Garcia Bocaletti, International High School at Langley Park – Lewis & Clark College
Jaheim Johnson, Suitland High School – Lafayette College
Mia Mezger, Friendly High School – Bucknell University
Ruth Olawumi, Eleanor Roosevelt High School – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Addyson Powell, Chesapeake Math & IT Academy – Bucknell University
Trinity Reddick, Chesapeake Math & IT Academy – Sewanee: The University of the South
Felix Rivera, International High School at Langley Park – Lewis & Clark College
Dianara Sagastizado, Eleanor Roosevelt High School – Lewis & Clark College
Tyler Salmon, Chesapeake Math & IT Academy – Lafayette College
For more information, visit www.posse foundation.org.