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2020 James B. Morris Scholarship Recipients

James B. Morris Scholars

Khadija Aden, Drake University
Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Mala Cho, Des Moines Area Community College
Hoover High School, Des Moines

Kelyin Chng, Iowa State University
West Burlington Independent High School District, West Burlington

Madeline Edmonds, Grandview University
Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Isha Kalia, LinnMar High School

Vijay Kamalumpundi, University of Iowa
Prairie High School, Cedar Rapids

Isabel Mendoza, Iowa State University
Dowling Catholic High School, Des Moines

Tessa Mendoza, Iowa State University
Dowling Catholic High School, Des Moines

Michelle Moss, Waterloo Community School
East High School, Waterloo

Britany Nguyen, University of Iowa
Prairie High School, Cedar Rapids

Tyshuan Petty, Iowa State University
Johnston High School, Johnston

 

Brittany Hall Scholars

Nosa (Nawadir) Ali, St. Louis University
Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Shaeloren Deering, Spelman College
Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

 

Anne C. Chapman Scholar

Dulce Alfar-Avila, Mount Mercy University
Sioux Center Community High School

 

Vincent Chapman Scholar

Jeremiah Chandler, Simpson College
Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

 

EMC Insurance Companies Scholars

Elijah Crawford, Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Hannah Harvey, Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Yaman Hussein, Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

Amy Huynh, Valley High School, West Des Moines

Nyana Robinson, Roosevelt High School, Des Moines

 

Robert D. Hornbaker Scholars

Jaden Neely, Iowa State University
Johnston High School, Johnston

 Catherine Williams Scholar

Hayley Hamilton, Valley High School, West Des Moines

 

 John & Mary Pappajohn Scholars

Hannah Lee, University of Iowa
Johnston High School, Des Moines

Abril Mendez, University of Iowa
Waterloo West High School

Darrian Garrison-Nickerson, Drake Law School
Grandview University, Des Moines

Kobie Nobis, Columbus High School

Daniel Lopez-Sanders, Benedictine College
Newton Senior High School, Newton

 

 

 

 


Full Morris Scholarship Recipient - Quinton Jenkins

Quinton Jenkins Full ScholarQuinton Jenkins was born in South Carolina but attended middle and high school in Carlisle, Iowa. Currently, Quinton is enrolled in the Master Public Health in Epidemiology at The University of Michigan School of Public Health. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Public Health.

 

Quinton explains that “The James B. Morris Scholarship Foundation allowed me to focus on my academics and volunteerism.  I am still honored that the Foundation continued to support me financially as a Full Scholar even though I was far from home. Your love and support never went unnoticed and I thank God often for allowing me to grow and mature with the support of the James B. Morris Foundation.”