[Dallas, TX.- January 22nd,2015]
Student: Amber Hobbs
Hometown: Southfield, MI
Classification & Major : sophomore Major : Political Science
This Spelman woman is a a future Television Producer with a 3.5 GPA at Spelman. Originally from Michigan her future goals is to become a television producer with a focus in politics. She hopes to one day be able to create her own show informing others about national and global politics using a non-bias platform.
At Spelman College she is a member of currently vice-president of the sophomore class and event chair of the Atlanta University Center Michigan Club she is also a Spelman College student Ambassador and now a member of TigerTV.
Amber goes on to say the most influential person in her life is her mom and her sister. She says she admires both of their determination to have a better life for her children and grandchildren and over come obstacles is why Kalisha looks up to her. The Detroit chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) recommended Ms. Amber Hobbs, Spelman College Class of 2017, for the January 2015 Buddy Scholarship.
Amber lives by the motto, “Nothing will work, unless you do” – Maya Angelou.
More About Spelman College and the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College:
Spelman College is located in is a four-year liberal arts women’s college located in Atlanta, Georgia. The college is part of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium in Atlanta. Spelman is ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges byU.S. News & World Report. The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) is the official organization that supports Spelman College, a historically black college for women, through financial gifts, student recruitment, sisterhood, community service, and recognition of Spelman women.
Read more about the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College
What is the Buddy Scholarship?
The Buddy Scholarship is named after Tom Joyner’s mother, the late Buddy Joyner, who was a strong supporter of higher education. To be a candidate for the scholarship, students must be female, attend a Foundation “School of the Month”, have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and be a campus leader involved in the community with a career goal toward making a difference in the quality of life for her race. The scholars each receive a scholarship grant of $1,500 that is paid directly to their school to help offset their college expenses.