St. Stephen’s Community Church Awards 10 College Scholarships to Area Students

LANSING, MI — Since 1996, St. Stephen’s Community Church, United Church of Christ on Lansing’s eastside has awarded over $75,000 in scholarships to students in mid-Michigan. Every year the church’s board of Trustees sponsors a golf outing to provide college scholarships. “The education of our youth is a top priority for our church. Providing students and their families this support grows out of our Christian faith and commitment to higher educational endeavors,” said Reverend Dr. Michael C. Murphy, the senior pastor at St. Stephen’s.

The St. Stephen’s Community Church 2007 Scholarship Award Recipients include:

Tiauna Boyd            Central Michigan University     Senior

Henry Carson, Jr.        Lansing Community College        Junior

Jasmine Carter            Lansing Community College        Freshman

Lauren Corley            Xavier University            Sophomore

Victoria Curry            Spelman College            Senior

Anthony Garrett        Alabama A&M University        Senior   
Jamie Griggs             Central Michigan University         Senior

Jasmine Hamilton- Wray    Michigan State University        Junior

Nandi Shareef            Hampton University            Senior

Ian Wilhite            University of Michigan        Sophomore