The League of Educators for Asian American Progress (LEAPP) is offering $2,000 scholarships to graduating MCPS seniors of Asian descent. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 1. Applicants must be planning to major in education, and show experience supporting the Asian American community and/or organizations. Apply here.
Earlier this month during its annual Lunar New Year banquet celebration, LEAAP raised more than $14,000 for the scholarship fund. See a few pictures from the event. The event featured the traditional lion dance and guest speakers– Brookhaven Elementary special education teacher Becky Corey and Sligo Middle teacher Orchid Dargahi, past scholarship recipients. Featured photo is from LEAPP Lunar New Year Banquet earlier this month (North Bethesda Middle School table)