Lower Hudson Valley Diamond Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

White Plains, NY (May 18, 2022) The Lower Hudson Valley Diamond (LHVD) Foundation hosted an afternoon reception on Sunday, May 15, 2022, recognizing their 2022 scholarship recipients. The event attended by family and friends of the awardees, took place at the Theodore D. Young Community Center (Greenburgh, NY). The LHVD Foundation serves as the philanthropic entity of the New Rochelle-White Plains Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and has been awarding scholarships to students attending a college/university for over 40 years. The reception program featured Dr. Joseph E. Cordero, principal of the renowned Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy I Elementary School located in Harlem – New York City (Harlem). The LHVD Foundation will be distributing a total of $23,000 to college students during the 2022-2023 academic year. For additional information about the Scholarship Reception or the initiatives of the Lower Hudson Valley Diamond Foundation, please contact Bryan Williams at bwilliams@pettuswilliams.com. The Lower Hudson Valley Diamond Foundation is a registered 501c3 tax exempt entity created to benefit fundraising and scholarship efforts for community initiatives within Westchester and Rockland Counties.


The 2022 recipients listed below represent high schools located in the Lower Hudson Valley Region: Kirk I. Cousins - Peekskill High School – Winston-Salem State University; John P. Prince – Archbishop Stepinac High School – Indiana State University; Papa Sanaah-Faried – Tuckahoe High School – Rochester Institute of Technology (or Cornell University); Afua T. Yeboah – Peekskill High School – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Quincy M. Simmons – New Rochelle High School – State University of New York at New Paltz; Genesis R. Bratcher – New Rochelle High School – Bowie State University; Jordan A. Bryant – Ossining High School - University of Delaware; Carl L. Green, Jr. – Fordham Preparatory School – Morehouse College; Jalen W. Hutchinson – Rockland BOCES/Ossining High School; Jon G. McIver – Mount Saint Michael Academy – Delaware State University; and Robert T. Rowe, Jr. – Don Bosco Preparatory High School - Hampton University.