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Civic Coalition For Minority Affairs Honors 87 African And African-American Students

Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs Honors 87 African And African-American Students The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs honored 87 African and African-American students in its 23rd Annual Awards Ceremony last night at the Career Center. The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs is a council of representatives from civic, religious and social organizations of Northern Virginia. Committed to excellence in education, the group endeavors to foster high academic achievement through its annual awards ceremony honoring high achieving African and African-American students in 5th, 8th and 11thgrades. Member organizations include: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc., Langston-Brown Civic Association, Lomax A.M.E. Zion Church, Mt Salvation Baptist Church, Mt Zion Baptist Church and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Elementary School Honorees Nedim Abdelaziz, Ruth Aboye, Markel Alston, Olivia Baptiste, Gabriel Barrett, Annabella Brooks, Chandler Brown, Stephanie Daget, Jessie Daniel, Isabella Darko, Nardos Demilew, Tewodros Eyasu, Zoe Foose, Jasmine Garnett, Tina Gessesse, Remington Goodman, Jhessicka Hilaire, Kelby Nickelberry, William Parker, Morgan Phelps, Kimiko Reed, Jodi-Anne Reid, Rosarian Robinson, Bamlak Sebil, Maya Taylor, Malik Thomas, Alaisia Wheeler, Belam Yeshigeta. Middle School Honorees Hanan Abdulkader, Brianna Alexander, Gabrielle Arkema, Sarah Asinugo, Gabriel Barrett, Kenneth Beard, Naomi Bergena, Adam Botts, Jamal Bouaichi, Lucas Daniel, Bethany Davis, Nico DeRos, Samuel Ellison, Isabella Gant, Melale Hailu, Madison Holt, Blessing Inyangson, Jordan Joseph, Gelila Kassu, Feben Lemma, Allen Mageot, Stephen Mageot, Tsion Mamo, Araiya Mitchell, Mustaf Mohamed, Georgia Nabors, Delina Ogbe, Valencia Parker, Alyssa Scott, Moya Seneb, Maya Staren-Doby, Milan Stokes, Mignote Tadesse, Nathan Tessera, Ribka Tewelde, Ethan Thomas, Kayla Waddy, Christopher Warner, Mikayla Williams, Musse Yimer High School Honorees Emnet Atlabachew, Mohamed Bahr, Abigail Brown, Kayla Cleggett, Youssef El Mahmoudi, Youssef Errami, Erin Howe, David Inyangson, Hababo Jima, Mistire Kifle, Kenza Lo, Eyerusalem Meaza, Mohamed Mohamed, Annika Newton, Rachael Osborne, Angela Oteng, Simone Sisk, Rediat Taye, Ivysara Tesfai, Brandon White