Graduation

Skills, Drills, And Dollar Bills

College Student

Each Moore 4 More Inc. board member, have experienced the financial burdens of college. We understand how expensive college can be in today's society. The expenses of higher education can financially be overwhelming for students, as well as their loved ones, which ultimately can be the deciding factor if or when individuals continuously further their educational careers. Although Moore 4 More Inc. is unable to financially send every young student to college, through this scholarship platform we are taking the initiative to  be apart of the of the solution by contributing to future generations.

Skills, Drills, & Dollar Bills offer the students’ and parents an opportunity to be educated about college financial responsibilities. This event includes guess speakers who will encourage the students to attempt budgeting on a college income, stimulate their financial decisions to investment in their future education, current college students will give their perspective and helpful tips about their college experiences, and encourage the understanding of financial aid. Scholarship recipients will be announced at this event. 

The 2020 scholarship applications for both graduating high school seniors (Missouri Only), and current undergraduate college students (All 50 States) are available. If interested, please download the file and follow the instructions listed before the deadline. To  register for our scholarship luncheon in Saint Louis, MO on Saturday, April 18, 2020 .

2020 Mary A. Moore Scholarship Recipients  

Rachael Mosley

First Place Award: $1,000

My name is Rachael Mosley and I attended Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School. I have attended CRCP all 4 years. My most memorable moments and experiences are playing Basketball and Soccer. 

In the fall I will be attending Saint Louis Community College of Forest Park to gain my two years of undergraduate in Architecture. Then I will be transferring to Saint Louis University to begin my Architecture degree.

If I were to win this scholarship it will mean the world to me. I have graduated with straight A’s all while having my son. This will put the stamp on that anything is possible.

Fatouma Sam

Second Place Award: $500

My name is Fatouma Sam. I’m a recent graduate of Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School in Saint Louis Missouri. I held a 3.9 GPA and ranks 2nd in my class.

I participated in numerous extracurricular activities such as the Vice President of the Key Club, Secretary of 4H Youth Program, Sisterhood, and Intern Leadership Program. I also have volunteered at Saint Stephen Church, American Society, Normandy Early Childhood Center and Saint Louis Arc. As a student, I have developed skills that has helped shape me, and I hope to take these experiences into the next part of my journey.

This fall of 2020, I plan to attend Lindenwood University with a double major in Biology Pre-med and Political Science with a minor in Spanish. My ultimate goal is to become a physician or pediatrician with an emphasis on assisting undeserved communities.

 

The Moore 4 More scholarship will allow low income students like myself to understand the importance of finance and attend college as a first-generation student.

2019 Mary A. Moore Scholarship Recipients  

Amari Armstead

Award: $500

Raphael Catchings

Award: $500

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