Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is pleased to announce that Kyra Griffin is the 2020 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship recipient. Griffin is a recent graduate of Zachary High School, where she earned a 3.6. grade point average. She is an alumna of UREC’s College and Career Ready Pre-Law Institute and IGNITE Fellowship and recently started her undergraduate career at Southern University.
Griffin said: “I’m excited to begin the next phase of my journey at Southern University, where I will study criminal justice and psychology. I plan to utilize the skills I have learned to better myself and my community by giving back financially, through leadership and in service.”
The Ronnie Edwards Scholarship honors the legacy and contributions of UREC founder Ronnie Edwards. Mrs. Edwards founded UREC in 1992, pioneered our youth development initiatives, and championed education, while advancing the organization’s purpose of “Building Today’s Communities for Tomorrow.” UREC is honored to present this scholarship in her memory. Learn more at URECBR.com.