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Y.O.U.T.H. Installation Banquet

The annual  Young Organizers United To Help (YOUTH) Installation Banquet” was held on Tuesday October 17th at Marietta High School. OML Chapter President Brother Earnest Williams addressed the YOUTH as they installed the 2017-18 Officers. The Chapter has...

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2017 Scholarship Awards Reception

The 2017 Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation Scholarship Award recipients were recognized by the Callis Foundation Board of Directors and the Cobb County chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at a reception on Saturday, June 10th. The recipients are: Joshaua...

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2017 Callis Foundation Scholarship Awards

Callis Scholarships Awarded to Cobb Seniors  The 2017 Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation Scholarship Award recipients are: Joshaua R. Bussey, graduate of Pebblebrook High School, will major in Theatre at Howard University. He is the son of Princess and Nic...

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2016 Callis FoundationScholarship Awards

Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation Awards Scholarships to Cobb County area Students   - July 5, 2016 The 2016 Winners are: K’Mani Blyden is a senior from Allatoona High School. Blyden, the son of Felcia Fredricks, plans to attend Florida A & M...

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2017 Callis Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament

 

The 2017 Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation  Scholarship Golf Tournament was held Monday, September 25th, at Mirror Lake Golf & Country Club in Villa Rica, GA. www.CallisFoundation.org/Golf

See photos from the event at www.instagram.com/CobbAlphas/ 

 

 

2017 Scholarship Awards

Callis Scholarships Awarded to Cobb Seniors 

The 2017 Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation Scholarship Award recipients are:

  • Joshaua R. Bussey, graduate of Pebblebrook High School, will major in Theatre at Howard University. He is the son of Princess and Nic Starr.
  • Derek K. Goshay, graduate of Lassiter High School, will enroll at Yale University to study Biology. He is the son of Kay and Derek Goshay.
  • Evan M. Joseph, graduate of Lassiter High School, will attend LSU to study Petroleum Engineering. His parents are Bridgette and Stan Joseph.
  • LaShawn K. Roach, graduate of Pebblebrook High School will attend Columbus State University as a Theatre major. He is the son of Gretamaria Peeples.
  • Austin A. Scott, graduate of Kennesaw Mountain High School, will attend Marquette University to study Mechanical Engineering. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Vincent Scott.
  • Kai P. Shearer, Marietta High School, attending Tennessee State University to study Marketing Management. His parents are Karen and Phil Shearer.
  • Jaydon Taylor, graduate of Marietta High School and will be attending Mercer University to major in Pharmacy. He is the son of Dr. Gregory and Shellie Taylor of Marietta.

The scholarship recipients were recognized by the Callis Foundation Board of Directors and the Cobb County chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at a reception on Saturday, June 10th.  Photos from the Award Reception can be viewed at http://app.pinionphotography.com/CallisScholarship 

2017-2018 Application Period now Closed

The application period for the Callis Foundation “100 Alphas for Scholarship” program for 2017-2018 is now closed. All applicants will be informed of their status by June 1st.

Applications for the 2018 – 2019 academic year scholarships will be accepted beginning March 1, 2018.

To review the application prior to starting the online process download the package here: HAC Scholarship App

For questions or to inform the Committee of your intent to apply, please email scholarship@callisfoundation.com 

Cobb Alphas to host Casino Night

Join the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for an elegant evening of fun and games at the annual charity Gold Rush Casino Night.

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 – 8:00 pm to 12:00
    $50.00 to Dine, Play and Win!
    The Pavillion at Olde Towne Club
    4950 Olde Towne Parkway
    Marietta, GA  30068
    www.oldetowneclub.net

Gold Rush Casino Night is produced by the Omicron Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, serving Cobb County, Georgia, www.omicronmulambda.org.

For Tickets go to: Gold Rush  

Alpha Derby Weekend

The True Alpha Derby Experience

Alpha chapters from across Metro-Atlanta have collaborated to produce an unique, first-class experience around the Kentucky Derby. If you’re not in Louisville for the Derby, THIS is the place to be seen!

  • Friday, May 5th, Kick-off Social at the Westin Hotel, Buckhead
  • Saturday, May 6th, Alpha Derby Day at the Buckhead City Club
  • Sunday, May 7th, Alpha Jazz Brunch at the Westin Hotel

Proceeds from the Alpha Derby Weekend will benefit eight (8) Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Foundations working to improve educational opportunities for Atlanta area youth, including Cobb County’s Henry Arthur Callis Foundation. 

Read more at AlphaDerbyWeekend.com

Youth Leadership Development Institute

The Southern Region of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will conduct the 2017 Leadership Development & Citizens Engagement Institute (LDCEI), June 21st – 25th, at Savannah State University. The Institute is for High School students who have demonstrated academic promise and leadership potential. Registration deadline is May 31, 2017.  For information about the Institute visit the website at www.apasouth.org/ldcei-2017

Callis Foundation presents scholarship awards at Zion Baptist Church

January 15, 2017

The Callis Foundation awarded scholarships to area students during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day services at Zion Baptist Church in Marietta.

STUDENT COLLEGE CLASS
Tamar K. Williams Savannah State Freshman
Donovan Shipley Boston University Freshman
Brandon Javon Salter LaGrange College Freshman
Michael Olaribigbe University of Florida Freshman
Terence Norman Kennesaw State University Freshman
Randy O’dell McClure, Jr.  Albany State University Freshman
Brandon Smith Lewis Kennesaw State University Freshman
Christopher Lyn  Griffin Valdosta State University Freshman
William F. Cofield GA Highlands College Freshman

   

Foundation awards scholarships to Cobb County area students

Marietta Daily Journal
July 5, 2016
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The 2016 recipients of the HAC Scholarship:

K’Mani Blyden, Allatoona High School, attending Florida A & M University
Kenneth Crook, Wheeler High School, attending North Carolina A&T University
Jalen Dampier, North Cobb High School, attending North Carolina Central University
Brandon Lewis, Pope High School, attending Kennesaw State University
Bryce Sledge, Campbell High School, Undecided