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2012 H.O.P.E. Scholar: Nathaniel Shelton

Our youth can surely use H.O.P.E.!

The H.O.P.E. Scholarship

“It’s not fair for me to receive assistance from this community and not give back,” said Nathaniel Shelton,  a sophomore, theater arts major at Howard University.

A mature sentiment not usually expressed by young people chasing bright lights and big dreams, but Shelton is honest and acknowledges that he will not become a college graduate without the help of scholarships.

For this reason, The H.O.P.E. Scholarship Initiative proudly inducts  Nathaniel Shelton into our HOPE  family as a 2012 H.O.P.E. Scholar and recipient of a $1,000 scholarship.

Howard University is an institution known for its commitment to community service and social activism. Shelton has embraced the university’s spirit of serving by spending his spring break in New Orleans with the University’s “Alternative Spring Break”, volunteering in a local public school. Additionally, Shelton is a member Students Advocating for Youths (S.A.Y.) a community service based organization devoted to the needs of young people…

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About Little Black Village

Little Black Village promotes higher education, personal development, and international exposure for African American youth. Little Black Village is a dedicated to discussing and exploring ways of keeping our black youth from dropping out of high school and encouraging them in seeking higher education and living up to their fullest potential. Little Black Village is also committed to making a difference in the black community by encouraging its members to share their voices through social media outlets, lead by example by taking an active role in mentoring a black youth, connecting families to educational resources and actively taking part of community services in and out of our communities.

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