Brown receives ‘Leader of Promise’ scholarship

Brown receives ‘Leader of Promise’ scholarshipCerro Coso Community College student Britney Brown, 16, was awarded the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship through Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges.

Brown is a high school student concurrently enrolled in classes at Cerro Coso. She will graduate from high school this December and is currently undecided on a major.

An accomplished instrumentalist, singer and dancer, Brown also enjoys acting in the theater. She recently performed a leading role in the Ridgecrest Musical Enrichment Society’s production of “Little Women: The Broadway Musical.”

The scholarship is designed to provide new members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled at a two-year college. Up to 200 scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded nationally every year based on applications submitted by members.

Story First Published: 2016-10-28