WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to congratulate Rackeb Mered on receiving the firm's 2017 Ethiopian Heritage Scholarship Award! Rackeb, who most recently attended Hayfield High School in Alexandria, Virginia, celebrated the announcement with the firm in August. The scholarship will aid her in her studies at Duke University this fall.
Created by the firm in 2008, the Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Fund supports college-bound high school seniors in the DC Metro area from newly immigrated Ethiopian families. In addition to applications, students must also write and submit an essay to be judged by a panel of CSCS representatives and selected by firm Partners.
As the recipient of this year's Scholarship Award, Rackeb impressed the panel and Partners with her qualified application and inspiring essay, where she discussed how her passion for public service was sparked by the loss of a family member. Inspired by her loved one's selflessness, she and her family created a foundation in his honor to help the homeless and others in need of guidance and basic necessities.
Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to support Rackeb as she pursues her higher education and continues her mission to make a difference for others. You can read more about the award and read Rackeb's essay here.
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