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Greenville, North Carolina — Amira M. Hijazi Named First Damian Van Fields Scholarship Awardee

 

Greenville, NC — June 4, 2024 — The Damian Van Fields Scholarship Committee is proud to announce Amira M. Hijazi as the inaugural recipient of the Damian Van Fields Scholarship Award. This prestigious scholarship, established to honor the legacy of community leader Damian Van Fields, supports outstanding students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service.

Amira M. Hijazi, a distinguished student from Innovation Early College High School in Greenville, North Carolina, has been selected for her exemplary achievements and dedication to making a positive impact in her community. Amira, who served as class president, is also celebrated as the committee's first student intern, where she demonstrated remarkable initiative and leadership. She will continue her academic journey at Duke University this fall.

"We are thrilled to present this award to Amira," said Mario P. Fields, Founder and President of Still Serving, Inc. "Her hard work, dedication, and passion for community service make her a deserving recipient of this honor. We are confident that Amira will continue to inspire and contribute positively to society, just as Damian Van Fields did."

The Damian Van Fields Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to deserving students pursuing higher education. Amira was formally recognized at a private award ceremony on May 30, 2024, at her residence. The event celebrated her achievements and commemorated the enduring legacy of Damian Van Fields. Learn more about the Damian Van Fields Scholarship here.

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