Davida Byrd Foundation awards scholarships

Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 09:06 AM.

The Davida Byrd Foundation, Inc. recently awarded three scholarships in the amount of $500 each to students Arnisha Harris, Allyssa Parker and Decorian North.

The DBSF, Inc. is a community-based organization whose purpose is to provide funding to help Port St. Joe High School graduates. The organization requires that students being their college career and awards the scholarships during the second semester of study.

For every student that the foundation helps to attend college that is one less person in prison, one less hanging on a street corner and one less participating in drug-related crimes, said foundation President Taylor Jenkins.

The DBSF membership is open to anyone 18 years and over with a desire to help further the DBSF’s goals. All donations are tax deductible and are used solely for student scholarships.

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