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Ceremony honors local students with scholarships

Jun 24, 2015

CSFP Scholarship recipient

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia alumnus and recent Roman Catholic High School graduate, Raushaun Williams addressing the audience. Williams will enter Drexel in the fall on a full scholarship where he plans to study biological sciences. — Photo provided by CSFP

Two ­thousand local students received scholarships to a tuition based school of their choice, from the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP), at a special ceremony on June 18, held at the Kimmel Center.

CSFP awarded the funds to low income kindergarten through eighth grade students who otherwise may not be able to afford paying full tuition at a school.

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