Harlem Students Receive O’Melveny Scholarships In NYC

Last week three impressive Harlem students, who were recently awarded O’Melveny Scholarships at the 15th Annual New York Scholarship Awards ceremony, which took place on May 22, 2017. Tri-lingual Mastan Diop immigrated to Harlem from Mali and dreams of returning to open a free pediatric clinic; trailblazer Jade Roman spearheaded a petition to include more Latino history in her school’s curriculum; and Serah McKenzie is resolute in her goal to become an OB GYN so she can help women navigate the life-altering transition to motherhood.

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Photo credit (l to r): 1) Mastan Diop, Jade Roman, Serah McKenzie. 2) Mastan receives her award from O’Melveny’s New York Office Head, Jeffrey Kohn.

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