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2020 Scholarship Winners

Eight young Buncombe County residents were awarded college scholarships by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County in 2020. These outstanding students have contributed to our community through their leadership skills and compassion, and they were honored to acknowledge their work and honor them as role models for other students. We congratulate them all!

Keilayn Tate

Keilayn Tate, a graduate of Reynolds High School, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is the daughter of Christopher and Heather Tate, and wants to major in business with a minor in political science.

Imani Dozier

Imani Dozier, a graduate of T.C. Roberson High School, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship to attend North Carolina Central University in Durham. She is the daughter of Henry and Kalani Dozier, and intends to major in psychology with a minor in social work.

Catherine Davis

Catherine Davis, a graduate of Carolina Day School, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship to attend Furman University in Greenville, S.C. She is the daughter of Brian and Shelley Davis, and intends to major in mathematics and business.

Maria Iveth Carballo-Funes

Maria Iveth Carballo-Funes, a graduate of Reynolds High School, was awarded a $1,500
scholarship to attend Appalachian State University in Boone. She is the daughter of Cecilio Carballo and Maria Funes, and intends to major in biology with a minor in psychology and music.

Asenath Cunningham

Asenath Cunningham, a graduate of Reynolds High School, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend Murray State University in Murray, Ky. She is the daughter of John Cunningham and Patricia Reid, and intends to double major in political science and art.

Ayran Lee

Ayran Lee, a graduate of T.C. Roberson High School, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to
attend North Greenville University in Greenville, S.C. He is the son of Tony and Stephanie Lee, and intends to major in engineering with a minor in mathematics.

Bronté Robinson

Bronté Robinson, a graduate of North Buncombe High School, was awarded a $500 scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the daughter of Lance and Teresa Robinson, and wants to major in journalism with a minor in women’s and gender studies.

Cedra Goodrum

Cedra Goodrum, a graduate of the School of Inquiry and Life Sciences at Asheville, was awarded a $500 to attend North Carolina Central University in Durham. She is the Cedric and
Patricia Goodrum, and intends to major in psychology with a minor in Spanish.

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