The Church of God in Christ Publishing House Announces 1o Scholarship of Abundance Winners
Memphis, TN – The Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) Publishing House has announced the winners of the 2012 Scholarship of Abundance. A total of 10 college students from across the country have been awarded a $3,500 scholarship to intern full-time in their local church’s youth activities. For a period of seven weeks, college students between the ages of 17-22 will be paid $500 per week for their work.
Over 100 students applied for the scholarship. Originally, only five scholarships awards were to be distributed. Due to the overwhelming amount of applicants, that number was increased to ten. A panel of judges had a difficult task of choosing the scholarship award recipients because of the extensive application packages that were submitted. The distinguished students’ average Grade Point was 3.28.
The scholarship awardee’s are: Daniel Wright, Jenny Horsley, Timothy Fair, Toris Phinnessee, Michaiah Hinds, Michelle Ware, Chavon McMurrary, Ja’kye Holmes, Jeannice Jackson, and Christopher Huntley.
The scholarship recipients will receive the financial award, and student will also received a gold Scholarship of Abundance lapel pin, their pictures on the cover of the Fall Edition of the Sunday School Quarterlies and an all-expense paid trip to the Church Of God In Christ’s Annual Summer Convention in Birmingham, AL, where they will be recognized at a luncheon in their honor.
The Church Of God In Christ Publishing House produces Christian Education material for the largest African American Pentecostal church, and the fifth largest Christian church in the U.S. As the Publishing House serves the Church worldwide, its members can be confident they are using ministry tools that will help win and disciple souls for Christ. In 2010, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. appointed Attorney John W. Daniels, Jr., Chairman of the Publishing Board and under his administration the Publishing House has moved forward at an exponential rate, and is experiencing phenomenal growth each quarter.
Contact: Leslie Stewart
Church Of God In Christ Publishing House
Office Number: 901-744-0477
Fax Number: 901-774-3227