White House Correspondents' Scholars: Exceptional College Students Awarded Scholarships

The White House Correspondents' Association awarded scholarships to 10 exceptional students who have been selected by the organization for their journalistic aspirations. 

Here are this year's recipients profiled from Politico:

Karissa Braxton, Seattle Howard University

Charmaine Crutchfield, Ruther Glen, Va. Howard University

Jobina Fortson, Atlanta Howard University

Ashleigh Maria Joplin, Florissant, Mo. Northwestern University-Medill School of Journalism

Vincent Edward Dixon, Chicago Northwestern University-Medill School of Journalism

Omar Hasan Rahman, McLean, Va. Columbia University

 

Brina Melissa Monterroza, Chicago Northwestern University-Medill School of Journalism

Angela Hart, Oakland, Calif. University of California-Berkeley School of Journalism

Brianna Little, Washington, D.C. Benjamin Banneker Academic High School

Jabriel Ingram, Washington, D.C. Calvin Coolidge Senior High School

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