501(c)(3) Charitable Organization Supporting Local Communities and Our Children from the

East coast to the Caribbean

Christian Brown attends Iona Preparatory High School and will be graduating in May, 2014.  He has been accepted at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California where he will pursue a degree in Film Studies and a minor in English.  He is of Jamaican and Panamanian heritage and would like to thank his parents for a well-rounded education.

Ms. Britna Bennett is of Jamaican descent and currently a Junior in the Business Administration program with a concentration in Marketing.  As a first generation college student, Britna has faced many challenges throughout her academic journey which continues to fuel her drive to achieve her goals and dreams.  After completing her bachelor’s degree, Britna will pursue her Master’s in Business Administration.  She aspires to have a successful career in marketing and looks forward to working in an organization where she can grow professionally and advance in her career.  Britna hopes to one day be able to reach a position where she is able to give back substantially to communities similar to where she grew up.

Sherida Bryce is a Mount Saint Mary College nursing student. Bryce’s well-rounded background coupled with her outstanding scholastic achievements gave her the winning advantage.  In humbly accepting her award, she thanked the HoSang family for not only awarding her, but also for their unwavering support of Caribbean college students pursuing ambitious dreams despite financial challenges.

Ms. Bryce is expected to graduate in May 2017.

Aliyyah Camp attends the University of Pennsylvania [studying Communications] with an incoming class of over 2,000 students! She was known as the quiet, innocent and scholarly girl in high school, but now, she's more than ready for new experiences. - Seventeen.com

Star student, Amanda Carby, is one of All Island’s Association’s 41st Annual Hacinth S. Peters Scholarship awardees. She is a graduate of Cardinal Spellman Class of 2015 and will major in the field of nursing at Dominican College in Orangeburg, New York. The model student was recognized not only for her academic achievements, but for her outstanding leadership qualities, community involvement and for having perfect attendance since fifth grade and throughout high school.

On January 8, 2013, a presentation was made to Ashley Scott, of $1,000.00. "With the VHFF scholarship, I am able to purchase a laptop to assist me with my homework," Ashley stated. “Personally growing up in an inner city community consisting of financial and academic challenges, I truly realize the importance of a college education now that I’m attending the University at Albany.” Ashley’s family accompanied her for the presentation and enjoyed getting a tour of Caribbean Food Delights state-of-the-art facility as well as having the company’s newest products for lunch. Ashley is currently a first year student at SUNY Albany pursuing a major in Public Health. She expects to graduate in June of 2016.

Tamisha Walters-Hanely received a partial scholarship of $1000.00 towards her studies in early childhood education. She also has a talent for poetry.

From left to right: Bishop Sylveta Hamilton-Gonzales, Mr. Laurie Smith, Khalil Smith, Sabrina, Mrs. Esline Smith and Kahlil’s grandmother, Myrtle Walker. Khalil Smith was the recipient of the $1,000.00 scholarship who is currently studying graphic design at a SUNY college in New York.

Khimya Lowe is studying Human Development and family relations at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Our scholarship recipient for 2011 is Lori Hutchinson.  Lori is currently a first year student at City College studying Pre-med at the Sophie Davis School of Bio-Medical Education.  She expects to graduate in June of 2017. Sophie Davis School of Bio-Medical Education is considered one of the top schools of medicine in the country and requires high academic achievement to be accepted.

Erica Saintil

George didn’t have to do much to reach out to the foundation. He’s a part-time employee at Royal Caribbean Bakery. He said when he was facing financial hardship it was his boss who told him to appeal to the foundation. Now that he’s going on to college, he has a more positive outlook. “I feel so blessed,” George said. “My whole family feels so good…we are so happy."

Sean Desmond Chin will attend Florida State University in the Fall of 2009 as a communications major. Sean’s award was part of the funds presented to him by a Florida scholarship program that encourages corporations to donate in memory of a loved one.

Nicole Wickham says because of help from the foundation she was able to register for classes at Drexel University and pursue a degree in business administration. “I’m now working as a junior accountant for a small firm that has decided to sponsor me for U.S. citizenship,” Ms. Wickham said.

Chin-Lyn will graduate from Mahwah High School and enroll at Marist College as a major in organizational communication with a minor in theater.  Nicole Chin-Lyn used her donation to get exposure to European culture.  “I was able to have this once-in-a-lifetime experience, singing first soprano and dancing with elite performers from across the United States in the most acclaimed concert halls in Europe,” she said.  “Without the donation, I never would have gotten the funds necessary to take this amazing journey.”

Clive Ruddock received his VHFF scholarship within two semesters of getting honors. He will be getting two degrees, one is hospitality management and the second in culinary arts.

Tieisha Walters studying Rhetoric and Communications receives scholarship of $1000.00 in memory of Brian HoSang from the Vincent HoSang Family Foundation.

Nicole Adair

The Vincent HoSang Family Foundation

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