The Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program was established in 1976 to honor an African American student who, at the age of 16, was the youngest person ever to graduate from the University of Cincinnati.
The scholarship program promotes academic excellence, fosters diversity and provides leadership opportunities to incoming students. In addition to providing full-tuition, Darwin T. Turner Scholars are expected to participate in programs and activities designed to improve their intellectual, personal and professional development.
My group was selected among other diversity project participants as one of the best seen this year. This decision was based on both presentation and content. As a reward for our work we were invited to have lunch with Vice President Debra Merchant in University Pavilion. Take a look at our winning presentation: