Douglas County resident David Mahone, a 2012 graduate of , has received the 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Award. He will be attending Savannah State University this fall majoring in Electronics Engineering Technology.
An award ceremony that is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at Congressman David Scott's Smyrna District Office.
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship Fund was established in 1988 in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships. The CBC Spouses Education scholarship is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. This program provides tuition assistance to enable students to fulfill their higher education goals. The CBC Spouses Education Scholarships are awarded in districts represented by Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Members. A Local Scholarship Selection Committee appointed by the CBC Member and/or Spouse administer these programs at the local level. The Local Scholarship Selection Committee reviews all completed applications and selects candidates for education scholarships.