Scholarship Recipients

Past Scholarship Recipients

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Khadyne Augustine

University of Baltimore 2019 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Khadyne Augustine is a Baltimore City transplant. She was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago prior to immigrating to Baltimore with her family at the age of 15. She obtained her postsecondary education at Morgan State University and practiced as a licensed social worker before embracing a career change. She is now a full-time student at the University of Baltimore School of Law where she demonstrates a true passion for public interest work. In her free time, she volunteers with the Homeless Persons Representation Project in its’ Veterans’ Clinic and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service at its’ Expungement Clinics. Khadyne also serves as the Director of Academic Affairs of the Black Law Student Association (“BLSA”) where she diligently works to uphold BLSA's mission of increasing the number of culturally responsible Black and minority law students who excel academically. After graduating in May 2020 Khadyne hopes to secure a judicial clerkship where she would like to spend a year growing both personally and professionally before embarking on an outstanding legal career.

Taylor Nichols

University of Maryland 2019 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

A current 3L at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Taylor Nichols is a passionate advocate for youth and is pursuing a career in juvenile defense. A native of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Taylor received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from New York University. She currently serves as a Notes and Comments Editor on the Journal of Business and Technology law and is an Admission’s Ambassador. Taylor previously served as the Vice President of the Black Law Students Association and as a member of the Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Team. She is also a member of the law school’s inaugural class of Diversity Scholars. Taylor worked as a law clerk in the Juvenile Services Program of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia during her 1L summer and during her 2L summer, she worked in the Baltimore City Juvenile Division with Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender. Taylor plans to complete a judicial clerkship upon graduating next spring.

Beatrice Thomas

University of Baltimore 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Aarti Sardana

University of Maryland 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Jennifer Nwachukwu

University of Baltimore 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Talia Wright

University of Maryland 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Kimberly Frazier

University of Baltimore 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Trevonne Victoria Walford

University of Maryland 2015 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Julianne Kelley

University of Baltimore 2013 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Aaron Parker

University of Maryland 2013 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Tiffany Fountaine

University of Baltimore 2012 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Jhanelle A. Graham

University of Maryland 2012 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Tracy Miller

University of Baltimore 2010 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Keisha Williams

University of Maryland 2010 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Adrienne N. Dixon

University of Baltimore 2006 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Kaelia Plunkett

University of Maryland 2006 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Cory L. Myers

University of Baltimore 2005 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

Ronke Bamiduro

University of Maryland 2005 Juanita E. Jackson-Mitchell Scholarship Recipient

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