Welcome 2019-20 Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC President’s Fellows
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina takes pride in mentoring the next generation of African American, male philanthropists through the President’s Fellow program with Benedict College.
“This year, the candidates for the President’s Fellow were so outstanding that we couldn’t just pick one. These young men have bright futures ahead of them, and I’m glad we can help them understand the role philanthropy can play in those futures. Our entire staff looks forward to working with them this year,” said Tom Keith, president of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina.
This year’s fellows, Heyveon Clemons and Antonio Lambright Jr., are sophomores who are involved in several leadership and scholastic activities.
Heyveon is an Accounting major who maintains a 3.9 GPA. He is expected to graduate in spring 2022. Heyveon is involved in several organizations, including the Benedict Chapter of Collegiate 100 and Brothers in Unity program. He is also an active member of Flora Branch Church and serves as an usher and youth choir member. After graduating, Mr. Clemons plans to pursue a Master of Accounting degree to further his goal of becoming an entrepreneur who continuously pours back into his community. He believes in giving to those that have helped him and helping those who are in need.
Antonio is a Business Administration major who maintains a 3.7 GPA. He is expected to graduate in spring 2022. Because of his academic excellence, he was chosen to serve as a member of the Benedict College School of Honors. He currently is a loyal member of Benedict College’s student-led group, Brothers in Unity, and as one of the lead drummers of the award-winning Benedict College Gospel Choir. In the future, Antonio plans to own his own global music production company. Because of his passion for music, he has plans to travel the world and play drums for the biggest artists in the music industry, as well as solidify his business and leave a legacy of giving for his future children.
President’s Fellows are selected because of their academic excellence, leadership skills and their desire to learn and participate in philanthropic efforts. The fellowship begins at the start of the fall semester and concludes with a presentation in the spring semester. At the conclusion of the fellowship, participants received three credit hours and a monetary award.
About Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, founded in 1996. Their mission is to address the needs of the poor and underserved throughout the state of South Carolina. Through the strategic use of resources, they seek to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership.
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