Championing A Rising Star: Lacy Simone Jones

It brings us great pleasure to announce a $200 scholarship grant in support of the endeavors of Lacy Simone Jones. This young woman is a shining example of the young men and women that we, at LEAP Foundation DC, aim to raise up.

Our nonprofit has been working to empower minority men and women in the Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas since 2009. By providing educational and training opportunities, LEAP’s programs advocate for the health and wellness of community members, deliver services to individuals and families in need, support local organizations in their efforts to improve their community and provide a stage and voice for those who are overlooked and disregarded. Most importantly, our organization is honored to offer the financial support necessary to help our young leaders advance to the next level at any phase of their lives.

As a contestant of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Jabberwock Program, Rising Stars (Smart, Talented, Ambitious, Resilient & Second-To-None), we want nothing more than to see Ms. Jones receive the funds and scholarships necessary to pursue a higher education.

“It is an integral piece of our own program, at LEAP Foundation DC, to see that our student mentees are given every push possible to advance as leaders,” said Dr. Clayton Lawrence, President and CEO. “This is an incredible opportunity for Ms. Jones, who, without a doubt, will find great benefits in the social and cultural activities open to contestants. We applaud The Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for making great success possible for the next generation of leaders.”