RESTON, Va., August 15, 2022 – Altum, Inc., the maker of ProposalCentral, is committed to the ongoing positive development of historically underserved youth and future leaders. The company is delighted to announce the winners of its second annual scholarship program for students of color attending Fairfax County Public Schools in the state of Virginia. The 2022 Altum Scholarship Program is for graduating high school seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.
“On behalf of everyone at Altum, I’d like to congratulate all the winners,” said Steve Pinchotti, CEO of Altum. “Your performance in the classroom as well as your service record distinguish you as model students and citizens within your community. We wish you great success as you continue your education in college. We know you will all continue to have a positive impact on the world.”
All of the Altum Scholarship winners will be attending accredited, four-year post-secondary institutions for the upcoming academic year. The scholarships can be applied towards tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the student’s classes at their primary university.
Some of the notable accomplishments of the winners include:
- Serves as Executive Director of GIVE Youth — a student-led tutoring organization
- Volunteers at a 501(c)(3) that provides equine-assisted activities for children and adults with disabilities
- Founded Girls Step to Success – a non-profit that empowers femme youth to strive for success
- Serves as an Equity Student Ambassador within her school district and established a committee focused on creating access to resources for first-generation college students
- Officer for the College Partnership Program, which provides resources and guidance for first-generation college students
- Community organizer for civil rights and religious justice
- Stepped up as a student to serve as high school marching band director when there was no adult leader
- Created a college and career website with over 200 scholarships, extracurricular opportunities, resources for undocumented students
- Led a panel discussion about first-generation, low-income students’ college experiences in Fairfax County
- 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do who also serves as a martial arts instructor exclusively to young children