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Second Annual Vision of Gratitude Scholarship Fundraiser

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Prince George's Ballroom

2411 Pinebrook Road

Greater Landover, MD 20785

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Please join us for our Second Annual Visions of Gratitude Scholarship Fundraiser

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The Visions of Gratitude Scholarship Fundraiser was initaited to help raise academic scholarship funds for DC Metropolatian student atheletes. This years recipients include Kamari Swann and Jaeden McKennelly . Additionally, we will have our anual Visions of Gratitude recipients. These recipients include individuals who have shown their commitement to bettering and helping their communities master their challenges. Dinner and Refreshments will be served. Music provided by Dj Graham Cracker.

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The Agenda is as follows:

  • 2:00 pm - Program begins
  • 2:15 pm- All Challeneges Mastered History
  • 3:00 pm -Food is served
  • 3:30-4:00 pm- Scholarship recipients, Award recipients
  • 4:00-5:45 pm -Dj and shopping with vendors
  • 6:00 pm - Program closes

Meet this year's Scholarship Recipients:

Jaeden McKennelly

  • Jaeden McKennelly was born July 30, 2009 in Woodbridge, Virginia. To his parents Jacqueline Ofori and Cornell Mckennelly. He is a student athlete who attends William W. Hall Academy located in Capitol Heights Maryland. Where he maintains a 2.65 GPA. In 2016 at the age of 6 he started playing football for District Heights Chiefs Hitsquad. He knew nothing about football but always worked hard to learn the game and play the position of defensive end. He accomplished a lot with this team. They’ve won spring and fall championships. In 2018 they became the 9u champions of the Holiday Bowl Tournament in Richmond Virginia. In 2019 he started playing for Metro Bengals Jungle Boys 10u. The position he played was cornerback. This was by far his best season. He developed bonds with friends, coaches, and mentors. Their first year together the team made it to the National championship in Kissimmee Florida. Although they lost in overtime and was the runner up Jaeden was proud of what he accomplished. He played one of his best games and worked hard to perform well. Jaeden Mckennelly played other sports in between such as basketball and dodge ball. He has several hobbies such as exercising, drawing, traveling, playing video games, and swimming. In 2021 Jaeden will be playing cornerback for the Ridge Road Titans 12u football team. In March 2021 Jaeden started the All Challenges Mastered program. The character development program is designed to promote positive awareness and accountability in our youth in our own communities. This will help Jaeden and other students’ strengths and reflect on their different experiences and exposures, which will focus on both academic and extracurricular goals and dreams. Jaeden Mckennelly will continue his general studies at William W. Hall Academy as a 7th grader in September 2021. Through hard work and dedication Jaeden hopes to become a professional athlete and a mentor to the youth generation behind him.

Kamari Swann

  • Kamari Swann is a 12 year old, sixth grader at Benjamin Stoddert Middle school in Marlow Heights Maryland. Kamari was born in Northwest Washington D.C. at Washington Hospital Center on September 7th, 2008. Growing up, Kamari lived with his mom and grandma in Hyattsville, Maryland and attended Thomas Stone Elementary in Mt. Rainier Maryland. In 2014, Kamari moved to Suitland, Maryland with his mom, where he attended Bradbury Heights Elementary School in Capitol Heights, Maryland from head start to fourth grade. Later, Kamari transferred to Panorama Elementary School in Hillcrest, Maryland and finished out his 5th grade year. While at Bradbury, Kamari received Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll and Student of the Day Awards. At the age of 8, Kamari began to play football for the first time Woodland Tigers. Throughout the ages 9 and 10, Kamari played for Metro Bengals. At age 11, Kamari temporarily played for Rec Boys. As of today, Kamari plays for Ridge Road Titans.

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Prince George's Ballroom

2411 Pinebrook Road

Greater Landover, MD 20785

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