The Tekau's Heart Memorial
The Tekau's Heart Memorial Scholarship recognizes each individual has a voice and can create change. Interested applicants are required to submit an essay about a person who has influenced them in a significant way. A copy of the college admissions acceptance letter of the school that an applicant will be attending must be submitted with the essay.
No essays will be considered without this accompanying college admissions acceptance letter. Scholarship applications are now being accepted.
Scholarship Application is now closed for 2019-2020.
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE TWO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WERE AWARDED FOR THE YEAR 2020
The Tekau's Heart Memorial Scholarship announced the winners virtually this summer. Inviting the winners to tell their story in this virtual scholarship presentation.
Ngu (Kevin) Tezi
Ngu (Kevin) Tezi, is a graduate of the Bowie High school class of 2020, located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. His plans are to attend Howard University and major in International Relations. His goal is to become an international lawyer and work with intergovernmental groups to resolve
"Thank you for choosing me to be one of the two recipients for the Tekau’s Heart Memorial Scholarship".
Kasmira Lancaster graduated from Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School in Prince George's County, MD in 2020. She is currently attending Seton Hall University.
Kasmira is majoring in biology and plans to pursue a career as a physician assistant. Her interests include music and science.
David J. McCreary
David McCreary, a 2014 Graduate of Surrattsville High School in Clinton, MD was awarded the Tekau's Heart Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,100 in 2014. He enrolled into the Prince George's Community College.
Now, David with a 3.25 GPA, is majoring in Political Science at Salisbury University. He has been elected Speaker of the Senate
for Salisbury University Student Government Association and is expected to graduate
Maurice C. Harris
Maurice who graduated from Surrattsville High school in Clinton, MD in 2015, was awarded the Tekau's Heart Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,100. He attended two years at Prince George's Community College. He also participated for two years in the ROTC program at the University of Maryland.
Currently, Maurice serves with the United States Air Force on active duty as an aircraft mechanic.