150th Anniversary Scholarship Winners Announced
We are proud to honor two students from the City of Annapolis with our second year of scholarship awards. In 2017, in honor of our 150th Anniversary, the Annapolis Police Department established a scholarship to be awarded annually to a City of Annapolis resident who is a high school senior. The Annapolis Police Department recognizes the importance of higher education and is pleased to announce two deserving and hardworking scholarship recipients. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship. These scholarships were funded through community donations and with the partnership of the local Annapolis Papa John’s Pizza.
Tyjah Brown earned a 3.19 GPA at Annapolis High School where she was inducted into the National Honor in 2016. Tyjah volunteered at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County performed community service at local parks and the Lighthouse Shelter. She has been an employee of the Boys and Girls Club since 2015. In 2018 she was nominated for the Boys and Girls Club National Youth of the Year.
Tyjah will attend the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She would like to major in Education or Social Work. Her Art teacher Ms. Pendleton states that, “Tyjah demonstrates great personal and academic maturation.”
Delaney May earned a 3.97 GPA at South River High School where she was enrolled in the rigorous STEM magnet program. She was involved in numerous clubs including the Technology Students Association, Key Club and STEM Advisory Board. She was a STEM mentor intern at the Wiley H. Bates Boys and Girls Club, mentored elementary school students at Centro de Ayuda’s Leadership and Learning Program and tutored at a homework club at Edgewater Elementary.
Delaney was also a member of the following honor societies; Sociedad Honoria Hispanica, the N National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. Her high school counselor wrote, “She is a driving force in the school and the community who sets an example by her work ethic and leadership.”