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Metrolina Chapter-NABSW Youth Award

On an annual basis, the Metrolina Association of Black Social Workers presents the Julian Brown Youth Award. This North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers provides a range of professional services to the Charlotte, NC community. Upon deciding to honor an outstanding high school student, this chapter elected to present an award in honor of Julian Brown. The Board of Directors of the Julian Brown Memorial Fund, his family and friends extend our thanks to the leadership of the association for this extraordinary honor.

The Julian Brown Memorial Fund supports the work of the Metrolina Chapter and, with your participation, can expand the number of awardees for each calendar year. You can assist by selecting the MABSW Youth Award Full Scholarship-$500.00 choosing a Scholarship Share-$50.00, or by making a single contribution of $10.00 or more by clicking the DONATE NOW icon on the right side of this page.

Remember, your donations are deductible to the maximum extent provided by tax law
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2006 Youth Award Recipient: Mr. Khalif Guiden

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Mr. Khalif Guiden was the first recipient of the Metrolina Association of Black Social Workers Julian Brown Youth Award. At the time of receipt, Khalif was a junior at David W. Butler High School in Charlotte, NC. Khalif excelled academically, and was enrolled in honors and advanced placement courses. Mr. Guiden earned a GPA of 3.0 or better for each of the prior 11 grading periods.

Khalif’s involvement in school and community activities was an important consideration in winning the award. He has participated in AVID, DECA,
Marketing Education, Future Business Leaders, Key Club, Interact, the Minority Achievement Program, and others.




2007 Youth Award Recipient: Miss Nicole Yearwood

The 2007 Metrolina Association award recipient was Nicole Yearwood. Miss Yearwood is a 10th grader at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, NC. Described as a determined, motivated soccer player; she enjoys teamwork, balances athletics and academics, and is an honor roll student.

Miss Yearwood is a member of the Duke Tip (Talent Identification Program)
for gifted students and leverages those gifts by participating in the Amigos Tutoring Program. As a key contributor in Concert Band, her instrument of choice is the clarinet.






 


 

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