Recipients

Congratulations to the CARH 2022 Scholarship Recipients

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2022 Scholarship Recipients

Gabriela Rodriguez — James L. Poehlman Scholarship

Gabriela is a resident of Apple Tree Apartments in Ranson, West Virginia, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management. She is a 2022 graduate of Jefferson High School where she earned a 4.18 GPA. While in school, Gabriela was in the Hispanic Latino Student Association and tutored other students. In her church, she was an active member of the youth group, participated in liturgical readings, and was a temporary teacher assistant for the children. Gabriela will attend West Virginia University and pursue a degree in Immunology and Medical Microbiology. She also plans to study Education. Her goal is to become a Medical Technologist and to have the opportunity to also teach sciences.

Kaylan Petty — Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Kaylan is a resident of Maple Crest Apartments in Asheville, North Carolina, a property managed by CARH member, Partnership Property Management. Kaylan is a single mother, holds multiple jobs, and is currently attending Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College where she is enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program. Upon completion, she plans to continue her education at Western Carolina University for her Bachelors Degree. Kaylan’s goal is to become a clinical social worker, specifically focused as a domestic violence counselor and behavioral analyst.

Khong Nguyen — Jack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Khong is a resident of Bayou Bend Apartments in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Apartment Services Management. He is a 2022 graduate of Alma Bryant High School where he earned a 3.9 GPA. While in school, Khong was co-captain of the Alma Bryant E-Sports, a member of the student government association, National Honor Society, and participated in Relay for Life, Walk for Hope, Dugout Dudes and Darlin’s, and the Recycling Team. Khong will attend the University of Alabama and pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering. His career goal is work with either NASA or Lockheed Martin.

Aimelis Gonzales Perez — CRHD Founders Scholarship

Aimelis is a resident of Deerfield Apartments in Daleville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Hollyhand Management. She is a 2022 graduate of Daleville High School where she earned 3.95 GPA. In school, Aimelis was in the marching band, National Honor Society, National Beta Club, student government association, and Quill & Scroll. She will be attending Enterprise State Community College where she will pursue her Associates Degree in Business then transfer to Troy University to pursue her degree in Communications.

Olivia Barhorst — Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Olivia is a resident of Quaker Run Apartments in Wapakoneta, Ohio, a property managed by CARH member, The Provident Companies. Olivia is a 2022 graduate of Wapakoneta High School where she earned at 3.81 GPA. In school, Olivia was in the marching band, color guard, and Gatekeepers. Olivia will attend the University of Northwestern Ohio and will pursue a degree in Accounting. Her goal is to become an accountant or CPA.

Hannah Sweeney — CARH Scholarship

Hannah is a resident of Briarwood Apartments in Staunton, Virginia, a property managed by CARH member, Knopp Enterprises, Inc. Hannah currently attends Blue Ridge Community College full-time and is in the transfer program for Psychology. Once completed, she will transfer to a four year university to pursue her degree in Psychology. Hannah’s goal is to open a private psychiatric practice for children and adolescents, focusing on creating a positive impact in the communities of People of Color.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Steven NettlesJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Steven is a resident of Pelican Landing Apartments in Mobile, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Gateway Management. He is a 2021 graduate of Baker High School, were he earned an Advanced Honors Diploma and a GPA of 3.7. While in school, Steven was a member of the National Honor Society, Chess Club, and the schools Blacklight Believers. He was co-leader of Bible Study and group leader in Vacation Bible School. Steven also did volunteer community service at AHEPA 310 apartments. Steven will attend the University of Alabama and plans to pursue a degree in History with a minor in Theology.

Kimberly Hummel  Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Kimberly is a resident of Orchard Mews Apartments in Cumberland, Maryland, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management. Kimberly is a mother of two young children and attends school full-time. She also tutors middle school students, is a volunteer cheerleading coach, and is a volunteer with her children’s PTO. Kimberly is currently attending Frostburg State University and is pursuing her degree in Early Childhood Education with plans to become a teacher.

Shawn GulamerianJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Shawn is a resident of Bush Garden Apartments in Pine Bush, New York, a property managed by CARH member, TM Management Associates. Shawn is 2020 graduate of Pine Bush High School where he received a Regents Diploma with Designation Fluency in Portuguese and Spanish. While in high school he was a member of the National Honor Society and was Captain of the Varsity Tennis Team and participated in Varsity Swimming. He volunteers teaching English in Brazil. His freshman year in college he joined both Club Tennis and Club Volleyball. Shawn currently attends Syracuse University’s School of Engineering.

Shayla SmithCRHD Founders Scholarship

Shayla is a resident of Lincoln Manor Apartments in Walnutport, Pennsylvania, a property managed by CARH member, Gross & Quade Management. While in college, she is a member of the Marching Unit, Choir National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Iota, and is a Residential Advisor. Shayla currently attends Kutztown University of Pennsylvania where she is pursing her degree in Psychology.

Caitlyn ZeferinoScholarship Foundation Scholarship

Caitlyn is a resident of Jackson Parkview Apartments in Hendersonville, North Carolina, a property managed by CARH member, Partnership Property Management. Caitlyn was homeschooled and attended and graduated from East Henderson High School at 15 years old in December of 2020 with a 4.2 GPA. While in school, she was a member of the National Honor Society, and National Honor Society for Dance Arts. She was a soloist at the Hendersonville Ballet and was in competitive dance. Caitlyn plans on attending the University of North Carolina – Asheville and pursue a degree in Dance.

Marissa MartinezCARH Scholarship

Marissa is a resident of Bush Garden Apartments in Pine Bush, New York, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management. She is a single mother and sole provider for her son. Marissa is the first recipient to apply for a scholarship under the of the Technical/Trade/Vocational category. She will attend The Cure Center for Ultrasound Research and Education. Once completed she plans on being an ultrasound technician.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Federica AlesianiJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Federica received her scholarship while a resident of Fir Village Apartments in Oak Harbor, Washington, a property managed by CARH member Ad-West Realty Services, Inc. She is a 2020 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and earned a 3.75 GPA. While in high school, Federica was involved in tennis; president of the Future Business Leaders of America club; National Honor Society; secretary of the Associate Student Body, Link Crew Club leader; secretary of the Random Acts of Kindness Club; and was a member of both the Student Advisory Council and the Advanced Academics Leaders Program. In addition to many awards and certificates, she also volunteered extensively within her community. Federica attends the University of Washington and is majoring in Italian, Spanish, and English. Her career goal is to become a court interpreter/translater.

Wesley Partch Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Wesley received his scholarship while a resident of Lake City Apartments in Lake City, Pennsylvania, a property managed by CARH member TM Associates Management. He is a 2020 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Girard High School and earned a 4.46 GPA. While in high school, Wesley was a member of many clubs and ran a school-wide esports tournament. He was enrolled in many Advanced Placement and Regional Choice Initiative (college level) courses, which translates to a year’s worth of college credits. Wesley attends Edinboro University and is majoring in Game and Virtual World Design. His career goal is to become a video-game designer.

Malea BenjaminJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Malea received her scholarship while a resident of South Hills Apartments in Pell City, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Olympia Management. She is a 2020 graduate of Pell City High School where she earned an advanced diploma and a GPA of 4.26. While in high school, Malea was executive president of the Student Government Association; president of the Beta Club; vice-president of the Debate Team; marketing director of the yearbook staff; a Pell City High School ambassador; and a member of the Girls Junior Civitans, National English Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the National Spanish Honors Society. She attends the University of Alabama and is majoring in Political Science. Her career goal is to become a community leader, attorney, and politician.

Layla ZeferinoCRHD Founders Scholarship

Layla received her scholarship while a resident of Jackson Parkview Apartments in Hendersonville, North Carolina, a property managed by Partnership Property Management. She is 2020 graduate of East Henderson Hight School and earned a 4.19 GPA. While in high school, Layla held lead roles in the Flat Rock Playhouse and school plays, was a member of competitive dance, Strength Club and a dance volunteer teacher. In addition, she was a member of the Dance Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa. She attends the University of North Carolina – Asheville and is majoring in Theatre, with a minor in Music and plans to earn certificates in both musical theatre and arts management. Her career goal is to become a successful actress and have a productive career in the entertainment industry.

Zadie TaylorScholarship Foundation Scholarship

Zadie received her scholarship while a resident of Rock Butte Apartments in Green River, Wyoming, a property managed by CARH member Syringa Property Management. She is an involved single mother and has worked in with the mentally disabled community, children, elderly, and families, since she was in high school. Her current job has her working with mentally disable adults and that reiterated her desire to have a career in that field. Zadie attends Western Community College where she is majoring in Nursing.

Tiarah GrayCARH Scholarship

Tiarah received the inaugural CARH Scholarship while a resident of Orchard Court Apartments in Berryville, Virginia, a property managed by CARH member TM Associates Management. She is currently working full time and attending Sheperds University where she is majoring in Nursing. Her career goal is to become a nurse practitioner.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Sarah SchepmanJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Sara received her scholarship while a resident of Colonial Pines Apartments in Tavares, Florida, a property managed by CARH member, Flynn Management Corporation. She attends Lake Sumter State College and is studying Criminal Justice Technology.

Paris MorganGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Paris received her scholarship while a resident of Cornerstone Apartments in Alexander City, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Gateway Management. She attends the University of Alabama -Birmingham. She is majoring in Biomedial Sciences and plans to become an ob-gyn.

LaTangela AbnerJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

LaTangela received her scholarship while a resident of Brookeville Apartments in Gadsden, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Vantage Management. She atteds Jacksonville State University and is majoring in Electronic Engineering, Occupational Safety.

Dylan SamoraCRHD Founders Scholarship

Dylan received his scholarship while a resident of The Palms Phase I Apartments in Aransas Pass, Texas, a property managed by CARH member, Hamilton Valley Management. He attends the University of Texas at San Antonio and is majoring Psychology and Pre-medicine, with a goal of becoming a physician.

Joyce NzezaScholarship Foundation Scholarship

Joyce received her scholarship while a resident of Shreveport Ridge Apartments in Ashburn, Virginia, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management, Inc. She attends the University of Pittsburgh and is majoring in Neuroscience, with her goal to become a pediatric neurologist.

2018 Scholarship Recipients

Maddison RobinsonJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Maddison received her scholarship while a resident of North Pine Village Apartments in Solomon, Kansas, a property managed by CARH member, MACO Management Company. She attends Emporia State University and is pursuing a degree in Nursing.

Sarah HardingGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Sarah received her scholarship while a resident of Gaslight Square Apartments in Gaylord, Michigan, a property managed by CARH member, KMG Prestige. She graduated Northwood University in 2020 with a B.S. in Business Management and Administration.

Courtney MurphreeJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Courtney received her scholarship while a resident of Stonecrest Apartments in Russellville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Irby Management.  She attends the University of North Alabama – Florence and is majoring in Biology.

Alexis DixonCRHD Founders Scholarship

Alexis received her scholarship while a resident of Golden Acres Development in Pompano Beach, Florida, a property managed by CARH member, Nelson & Associates, Inc. She graduated Florida Memorial University in 2021 with a degree in Criminal Justice. Alexis plans to attend grad school at St. Thomas University and the police academy.

Ge’Naya Berry-HughesScholarship Foundation Scholarship

Ge’Naya received her scholarship while a resident of Colonial Pines Apartments in Tavares, Florida, a property managed by CARH member, Flynn Management Corporation. She attends the University of North Florida and is pursuing her degree in Nursing.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

Chelsea ParsonsJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Chelsea Parsons received her scholarship while a resident of Connemara Apartments in Laramie, Wyoming, a property managed by CARH member, Syringa Property Management. She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2018 with a B.S. in Secondary Education—Social Studies, with an emphasis on History.

Celeste NzezaGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Celeste Nzeza received his scholarship while a resident of Shreveport Ridge Apartments in Ashburn, Virginia, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management. Celeste attends Virginia Tech and is studying business and information technology.

Maggie LavorgnaJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Maggie Lavorgna received her scholarship while a resident of Beverlye Crossings in Dothan, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Hall Housing Investments. She graduated from Troy University in 2020 with a B.S. in Social Work.

Sharonica GavinCRHD Founders Scholarship

Sharonica Gavin receive her scholarship while a resident of Cedar Well Apartments in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, a property managed by CARH member, Partnership Property Management. She graduated from the University of South Carolina – Beaufort in 2018 with a B.S. in Public Health.

Dana Quintero RodriguezScholarship Foundation Scholarship

Dana received her scholarship while a resident of Cottage Hill Pointe Apartments in Mobile, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Gateway Management Company. Dana attends the University of Alabama at Birmingham where is majoring in Biomedical Sciences on the pre-med track.

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Emerson Miller — James L. Poehlman Scholarship

miller_emerson_16_croppedEmerson Miller received his scholarship while a resident of Shellebrooke Pointe in Fairhope, Alabama, a property managed by Gateway Management Company. He graduated Faulkner State Community College in 2018 with an A.A.S. in Welding Technology, and a general welding certificate.

Jillianna Boyd — Jack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Jillianna Boyd received her scholarship while a resident of Angela Meadows in Albertville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Olympia Management. Jillianna graduated from the University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa in 2020 with a B.S. in Communications and Information Services.

Katrin Metz — CRHD Founders Scholarship

Metz_Kat_16_croppedKatrin Metz received her scholarship while a resident of Glen Rock Apartments in Asheville, North Carolina, a property managed by Partnership Property Management. She attenderd Western Carolina University and is pursued a degree in Inclusive Education and minoring in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Matthew McLaughlin — Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

McLaughlin_Matthew_16Matthew McLaughlin received his scholarship while a resident of Belmont Lodge Apartments in White House, Tennessee, a property managed by CARH member Hallmark Management. He graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2020 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

2015 Scholarship Recipients

Whitney CaleJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Cale_Whitney_2015Whitney Cale received her scholarship while a resident of Bayside Apartments in Bay Minette, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Morrow Realty Company. Whitney graduated from Troy University in 2019 with a B.S. in Social Work.

Victoria GrahamGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

victoriaVictoria Graham received her scholarship while a resident of Briarwood Apartments in Staunton, Virginia, a property managed by CARH member Knopp Enterprises. She graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 2019 with a B.S. in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience with a minor in Biology.

Mikayla Murphree-TerryJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Murphree_MiKayla285 (3)Mikayla Murphree-Terry received her scholarship while a resident of Stonecrest Apartments in Russellville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Irby Management. Mikayla graduated from Mississippi State University in 2019 with a B.S. in Biology. She attended graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh.

Melvin VicenteCRHD Founders Scholarship

Vicente_Melvin_2015Melvin Vicente received his scholarship while a resident of New Hope Community I in Indiantown, Florida, a property managed by CARH members Southwind Management and Indiantown Nonprofit Housing. Melvin graduated from Indian River State College in 2019.

Shelby ForemanCARH Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Foreman_Shelby_2015Shelby Foreman received the inaugural Scholarship Foundation Scholarship while a resident of Pine Terrace Apartments in Callahan, Florida, a property managed by CARH member Hallmark Management. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2018 with a B.S. in Nursing.

2014 Scholarship Recipients

Kennedy Lamb — James L. Poehlman Scholarship

Lamb_Kennedy_14 useKennedy Lamb received her scholarship while a resident of St. Michael’s Cottages in St. Michael’s, Maryland, a property managed by CARH member, TM Associates Management, Inc. Kennedy graduated from Washington College in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.

Stephanie Gilbert — CRHD Founders Scholarship

Gilbert_Stephanie_14 use (2)Stephanie Gilbert received her scholarship while a resident of Golden Acres Development in Pompano Beach, Florida, a property managed by CARH member, Nelson & Associates, Inc. and owned by the Housing Authority of Pompano Beach. Stephanie attended the University of Miami and studied Public Health

2013 Scholarship Recipients

Nyshira Jackson — James L. Poehlman Scholarship

Jackson_Nyshira_2013Nyshira Jackson received her scholarship while a resident of Azalea Apartments in Bowling Green, Florida, a property managed by CARH member, Southwind Management Services. In 2017, Nyshira graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Excercise Science.

Dy’Lean English Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

English 2013Dy’Lean English received her scholarship while a resident of Summer Place Apartments in Carrollton, Alabama a property managed by CARH member, Hollyhand Companies. Dy’Lean graduated from the Mississippi University for Women in 2017 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences.

Erica Valdez — Jack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

valdez_erica_takenin14Erica Valdez received her scholarship while a a resident of Regency Plaza Apartments in Russellville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Irby Management. Erica graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Speech Pathology in 2017.

Candace Sloan — CRHD Founders Scholarship

sloan_candace 2014 picCandace Sloan received the inaugural CRHD Founders Scholarship while a resident of Cedar Run Apartments in Brownsburg, Indiana, a property managed by CARH member, Dominion Realty, Inc. Candace graduated in 2015 from the Surgical Technology Program at Ivy Tech Community College.

2012 Scholarship Recipients

Rebecca CollettJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Collette_Rebecca_2014 picture useRebecca Collett received her scholarship while a resident of Quail Hollow Apartments in Inez, Kentucky, a property managed by CARH member, T.M. Associates, Inc. In 2016, Rebecca graduated from the University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work with her B.S. in Social Work.

Sonia FrederickJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

frederick_sonia_2016 graduationSonia Frederick received her scholarship while a resident of Stanton Meadows Apartments in Senaca Falls, New York, a property managed by CARH member, Baldwin Real Estate Corporation. Sonia graduated from Albany State University in 2016 with her B.S. in Accounting & Financial Analysis.

Deidra SykesJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

sykes_deidra_2016_graduated_CroppedDeidra Sykes received her scholarship while a resident of Avondale Apartments in Hernando, Mississippi, a property managed by CARH member, Southern Management Group. Deidra graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College in 2016 with a B.S. in Business Administration. 

2011 Scholarship Recipients

Christen CanadaJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

Christen_CanadaChristen Canada received her scholarship while a resident of Brookhaven Apartments in Huntsville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Greer Management. Christen graduated from Alabama A&U University with a  B.S. in Biology in 2013. She receivd her Masters at A&M University and her doctorate education at William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.

Jessica KirkpatrickGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

kirkpatrick_jessie from 2014 useJessica Kirkpatrick received her scholarship while a resident of Belmont Lodge Apartments in White House, Tennessee, a property managed by CARH member Hallmark Management.  Jessica graduated Middle Tennessee State University in 2015 with her B.S. in Early Childhood Education.

Christopher Bright — Jack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

bright_christopher_graduatedChristopher Bright received his scholarship while a resident of Ashbrook Apartments in Albertville, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Sunbelt Management. In 2016, Chris graduated from Auburn University with his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor Business.

2010 Scholarship Recipients

Paula LockhartJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

lockhart_paula_2014picPaula Lockhart received her scholarship while a resident of Cumberland Village in Saint Mary’s, Georgia, a property managed by CARH member, Hallmark Management. Paula graduated from Wesleyan College in 2014 with a B.A. in Theatre and Mass Communication.  She continued her education at the University of Louisville for a Masters in Fine Arts in Theatre Arts with emphasis on Performance.

Grace BelnapGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

Belnap2010Grace Belnap received the Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship while a resident of West Tisbury Apartments in Rexburg, Idaho, a property managed by CARH member, Syringa Properties. Grace received her B.S. in Communications from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2011.

Charles LeeJack Godin, Jr. Scholarship

Lee2010Charles Lee received the inaugural Jack Godin, Jr. Scholarship while a resident of Carriage House Manor in Andalusia, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Sunbelt Management. Charles graduated from Wallace Community College in 2016 with his B.S. in Nursing.

2009 Scholarship Recipient

Trey JensenJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

jensen1Trey Jensen received his scholarship while a resident of Hillside Park Apartments in Tonasket, Washington, a property managed by CARH member, Ad-West Realty Services. Trey graduated from Western Washington University in 2014 with a B.S. in Health/Physical Education.

2008 Scholarship Recipients

LaSquizzie KernJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

kern_2008LaSquizzie Kern received her scholarship while a resident of Hannah Heights in Ethel, Mississippi, a property managed by CARH member, Intervest Corporation. She graduated in 2013 from the Mississippi University for Women with a B.S. in Art Education and Art Design.

Angela HobsonGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

hobson_aston Wedding3Angela Hobson received her scholarship while a resident of Burbaker Square Apartments in New Carlisle, Ohio, a property managed by CARH member, The Provident Companies. Angela graduated from Wright State University in 2013 with a B.S. in Social Work.

2007 Scholarship Recipient

Britania HutchinsonGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship

BriHutchinson2007_4tania Hutchinson received her scholarship while a resident of Parkwood Apartments in Pell City, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, Hollyhand Companies. She gradated from the University of Montevallo in 2010 with a B.S. in Speech Pathology.

2006 Scholarship Recipients

Lyshanda (Robinson) HarbinGordon L. Blackwell Scholarship & Charmelia Danielle DavisJames L. Poehlman Scholarship

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Lyshanda (Robinson) Harbin
Lynshanda (Robinson) Harbin received the inaugural Gordon L. Blackwell Scholarship while a resident of Brandywine Apartments in Arab, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member Sunbelt Management. In 2008, she graduated from Wallace State Community College with an A.A.S.

Charmelia Danielle Davis
Charmelia Davis received the inaugural James L. Poehlman Scholarship while a resident of Sagewood Apartments in Eutaw, Alabama, a property managed by CARH member, The Morrow Companies. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology.