Two students receive Thurgood Marshall Scholarships



Two first-year students at the University of Notre Dame have received Thurgood Marshall Scholarships from Notre Dames Black Cultural Arts Council.

The award recipients are Nakya Reeves fromMableton,Ga., and Tristan Van Voorhis fromGeorgetown,N.Y.The students were honored in February during the Black Cultural Arts Councils Black Koffeehouse, a cultural event featuring the talents of students ranging from poetry to musical performances.

Established in 1993 to honor the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the scholarships provide financial assistance to students who are African-American and active in the Notre Dame community.Two scholarships are awarded each year to one man and one woman.

The Black Cultural Arts Council has awarded $10,000 since the creation of the scholarship.

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