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Mallan Myrie Jr.

2020 Scholarship Recipient

Mallan Myrie is the son of Carole Morris and Mallan Myrie Sr., both of Jamaican descent. He graduated from Concord High School where he played varsity football and was captain of the lacrosse Junior Varsity team.

Mallan was head host of Concord High School’s Radio Station and a participant in the Advancement Via Individual Determination program. Mallan was an active member of the Walnut Street YMCA’s Black Achievers Program and served as a Lobbyist for the YMCA’s Youth and Government Program. For four years, Mallan performed with the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware which provided him with professional musical training as well as leadership development skills.

Mallan attends Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts pursuing a major in Marketing and a minor in Civic Leadership and Politics. He has a professional interest in ultimately becoming the next successful business mogul in advertising which will utilize his passion for Marketing and Communications. Mallan would then like to enter politics and become a Delaware State Senator.

Robert Shand

2020 Scholarship Recipient

Robert Shand is the son of Eden Shand and Mary Schorse. Currently, he is a freshman at the University of New Haven, majoring in Music and Sound Recording. He is in the Honors Program and the Marching Band at the university. Robert was also accepted into the 4+1 program and intends to complete his studies at New Haven with an undergraduate degree and an MBA.

Robert moved to Newark, Delaware, from Trinidad when he was six years old and attended schools in the Christina and Red Clay School Districts.

Robert plays multiple instruments, including the steelpan, piano, guitar, trombone and baritone. He is a proud graduate of Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Through the Honors program at the University of New Haven, Robert intends to research the cathartic potential of music therapy as he believes music is healing, uniting and uplifting.

Anabell Arias Rosario

2020 Scholarship Recipient

Anabell Arias Rosario is the daughter of Rafael Arias and Fabia Rosario Caraballo. She was born in the Dominican Republic and migrated to the United States at the age of 12. She graduated from Milford High School, where she joined the National Honor Society and participated in community service projects.

Currently, Anabell is attending Delaware Technical Community College where she is majoring in Human Services. She is passionate about helping people. She believes that society should unite and uplift those who are trying to succeed in life. Anabell is keen to the fact that there are underprivileged people who are going through tough situations every day and do not have access to resources or support systems.

Anabell has a desire to specialize in helping those people by providing hope of better days and new beginnings. Her goal is to develop her communication skills in the English language, and make an impact in the Human Services field. In her spare time, Anabell likes to make new friends, explore new places and environments.

Goodwin K. Cobb, V.

2020 Scholarship Recipient

Goodwin K. Cobb, V, is the son of Goodwin K. Cobb, IV, and Maria D’Aguiar Cobb of Guyanese descent. He is a freshman at the University of Delaware with a major in Mechanical Engineering and is a Grand Challenges Scholar.

Goodwin is a certified lifeguard and lacrosse referee. He graduated from Newark Charter High School with a 3.85 GPA. Among his many accolades, Goodwin initiated a new chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization and was an Ambassador for the Delaware Foundation for Reaching Citizens with Intellectual disabilities.

Goodwin was captain of the wrestling, lacrosse and swimming teams, and earned 15 varsity letters. He was a Delaware History Day State Champion, receiving first place for his Cuban Missile Crisis video. Goodwin was a band officer president, a trombone player in concert and marching bands, a multicultural club member, and members of the National Honors Society and National Spanish Honors Society.