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Friend Connection DC 2023 Scholarship Recipients
Diya Bardwell is a graduate of Basis DC High School and will attending Syracuse University Honors fall of 2024 pursuing a bachelor's degree in Citizenship & Civic Engagement and Policy Studies.
Diya's favorite quote is: "The greatest glory in living is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall" - Nelson Mandela
A non-profit 501 (c)(3) Organization
Friend Connection DC was founded in 2018 to support District of Columbia students. Our goal is to provide tools and resources to High School students to prepare them for college as they embark on their new journey of higher education.
This is accomplished by students investing time and dedication in preparing for their tomorrow, and by Friend Connection DC being an active and supportive resource for information on:
Cost-effective resources that can be used for higher education academic planning
School selections, scholarships, and processes
Understanding financial obligations of attending college
The college experience
Respect –We treat others how we would want to be treated
Teamwork –We all succeed together
Integrity – Honesty and humility are centered around our thoughts, words, and actions
Growth –We commit to continuous improvement through maximizing educational resources and personal and academic development