Project GRAD Scholars

Over 400 students from Buchtel High School's Classes of 2006 through 2017 have been awarded a Project GRAD Akron $4,000.00 scholarship, totaling nearly $1.7 Million.  Selected students have also been awarded the PGA Leon Harris Book Scholarships, the Dr. Flora N. Randall Dees Leadership Award, the PGA Dr. Sylvester Small Academic Scholarship, the Ann Lane Gates Scholarship from the Akron Community Foundation, the Harold K. Stubbs Scholarship from Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, the Atha & Muriel Walker Scholarship, and the India O. Douglas Memorial Scholarship. 

Check out some of the scholar's stories and unique journeys as they continue to achieve their dreams in Project GRAD Akron's: Turning Tassels Achieving Dreams e-newsletter. 


June 21,  2018
Featuring Steven Harris and Akil Gregory. 
May 29,  2018
Featuring Camille Hurd and Michael Connalley. 
May 14,  2018
Featuring Tesha McCann and Joshua Porter. 


April 23,  2018
Featuring Donte Douglas and Jordan Sibley. 


March 13, 2018 
Featuring Curtis Eaton, Ja'Nessa Burnette, and Sable Cooper.