The Ladies for Purple Scholars Foundation (LPSF) presented 2 merit-based, partial, 4-year scholarships to St. Augustine High School students David M. Ker, III and Kendal Rowan, on Friday, January, 13. The foundation also presented scholarships to award recipients from previous years to sophomores Cameron Parker and Brandon Millaud, and juniors Kyle Jackson and Juan Monjarres who continue to maintain eligibility for the 4-year scholarship.
The scholarships were presented by LPSF board member Charmaine DeMouy and President Ann L. Eugene.
“Ladies for Purple Scholars Foundation members are unwavering in our commitment to help St. Augustine students succeed in their pursuit of a good education,” Eugene said. “Through the Ladies for Purple Scholars Foundation scholarship program we are providing a gift for deserving students to reach their educational goals through St. Augustine’s excellent academic system. As a representative of the Ladies for Purple Scholar’s membership, I am so pleased to award these scholarships to all 6 of these high-achieving students.”
Since 2013, the Ladies for Purple Scholars Foundation has provided more than $16,000 in scholarship funding to students of St. Augustine High School.
As part of the scholarship application process, the students were also required to submit an essay on what it means to be a Purple Knight. Read the essays from this year’s recipients below.
David M. Ker, III What it means to be a Purple Knight by David Ker, III
Kendal Rowan What it means to be a Purple Knight by Kendal Rowan