Nu Xi Omega Chapter
of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and P.E.A.R.L.S., Inc.
awarded up to $5,000 in scholarships to Shauday Rodney
, Shayla Ransom, Kanika D'Andrea Shields and Jasmine Blanks during their second annual Maurice M. Williams Scholarship Luncheon.
...Nu Xi Omega and P.E.A.R.L.S. awarded $2,000 to Shauday Rodney, who graduated from New Brunswick Health Sciences Technology High School with a 3.46 grade point average and ranked in the top 6% of her class. She
is the daughter of Hazel-Ann Rodney, and received offers of college admission from both Rutgers State University of New Jersey
and Farleigh Dickinson University
. Throughout the school year, Ms. Rodney served as National Honor Society vice president, Student Liaison Outreach Team secretary, Student Government president, a peer tutor of English and a member of the Drama Club.She
also gained distinction as a National Poets Society-Poet of the Year. She
has volunteered with the Community Health Fair, Children's Art Fair, Special Olympics and the Jesus & Me Youth Ministry, as well as volunteered in the Child Life unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
as a child counselor and the Women's Wellness department of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital