IMM is proud to announce our six 2019 scholarship recipients.   Scholarships are given in memory of our two beloved Sickle Cell Warriors, Paradise Vaughn and Cyntra D. Scott

Thanks to our generous donors, we were able to award more scholarships this year than in previous years. 

Please join us in celebrating the hard work, perseverance, optimism and dreaming-big demonstrated by these young people as they navigate life as Sickle Cell Warriors.

2019 scholarship recipients

Shayla Ellington


Shayla is currently studying biomedical engineering at 

Georgia Tech

Darius Freeman


Darius is currently studying engineering at New York City College of Technology

Jada Mormon


Jada is currently studying interior architecture at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Elias Smalls


Elias is currently studying 

computer animation at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design

Tinasia Smalls


Tinasia is currently studying 

athletic training at 

Georgia Southern University

Ayanna Washington


Ayanna is currently studying broadcast journalism at the University of Memphis