Cheers (July 26- Aug. 1 Edition)

7/26/2013, 2:39 p.m.
Donzella James

State Senator Donzella James (D-Atlanta) has received an A ranking on the Georgia Chamber’s Legislative Scorecard. The Chamber’s legislative scorecard recognizes legislators that supported strong business initiatives during the 2013 legislative session.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) has made its first round of selections for the new college Scholars’ Class of 2017, which include Kireon Bunkley-Hill and Bilal Vaughn of Atlanta. Bunkley-Hill attended Carver School of the Arts and will attend Emory University in the fall. Vaughn attended Henry W. Grady High School and will attend Syracuse University in the fall. The highly coveted JRF Scholarship provides $30,000 in grants over four years and includes a host of services and support to select college-bound students who demonstrate leadership potential and financial need.

Air Force Reserve Airman Robert J. Tucker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2010 graduate of Westlake High School, Atlanta.