Widener Law Harrisburg students took home the lion’s share of scholarships and fellowships at the Thirteenth Annual Joint Dinner Meeting of the Dauphin County Bar Association and the Keystone Bar Association Wednesday, October 24. All were members of Widener’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA)
chapter. The Keystone Bar Association is affiliated with the Dauphin County Bar Association as the bar association for attorneys of color in Dauphin County.
Widener students Morgan Davis and Candice Price won both Hon. Robert N. C. Nix Jr. Scholarships of $1,000, which are awarded to current law students. Rachel Hadrick and Shawna Harrell received Hon. Thurgood Marshall Fellowships of $1,000, which are awarded to graduating law students who plan to remain in Dauphin County. The Marshall Fellowships are renewable for a total of three years if the recipients stay in Dauphin County for that time period. The awards were presented by Pamela Cross, Immediate Past President of the Keystone Bar Association and Co-Chair of the Scholarship Committee.
The Keynote Speaker was Patty Kim, Harrisburg City Council and nominee for the 103rd District, State House of Representatives. Attending were Vice Dean Robyn Meadows
, Professor Starla Williams
, faculty advisor to BLSA Association, and Dean of Students Keith Sealing