Delaware State awards its 1st Shalita Middleton scholarship recipient

November 7, 2008 · Print This Article

Shalita Middleton
Jennifer I. Gray

 Delaware State University recently named junior DSU student Jennifer I. Gray as first recipient of the Shalita Middleton Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship was established in memory of Shalita K. Middleton, a freshman DSU student from Washington D.C. who was slain in September 2007.
Ms. Gray is a 3.7 GPA nursing and forensic biology double major from East Orange, N.J. She has recently been inducted in the National Collegiate Honor Society, and she is also a Thurgood Marshall Scholar, New Jersey Advocates for Education Scholar and a Ronald McNair Scholar.
The daughter of Lillian Gray of Jersey City, N.J., Ms. Gray plans to go to graduate school to work toward becoming a forensic pathologist. In addition to pursuing academic excellence, she is also the President of DSU Chapter of the NAACP Unit 2718. She also serves as a tutor in anatomy, physiology and English.


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