FREDERICK, Md.—A senior at Hood College has earned an exclusive scholarship for her excellent academic record and her impact in the community through leadership, service and mentoring.
Chloe Scott, a communication arts major with a concentration in public relations and a minor in Spanish, was selected to receive The Daily Record’s 2016 Circle of Excellence Scholarship by The Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence winners. Scott will use the $3,000 scholarship to help pay for her first semester of law school or student loans.
Scott, who will graduate May 14, was recognized at a ceremony at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore April 18. She was nominated for the award by Hood College Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Olivia White.
She was also recently awarded the Shirley Snowden “Inspiring to Achieve” Award by the Frederick Club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club and the 2016 Rising Star Award by the Asian American Center of Frederick County. At Hood’s Honors Convocation, she was awarded the Alyce Weinberg Honor Scholarship for her academic work in English and communications and the Mary Ann Kerins Humanitarian Award for her leadership, passion and commitment to the community. She was also awarded the Dr. Dorothy I. Height Award for Leadership and Service by the Frederick County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Scott is involved in several organizations at Hood. She spent time as vice president of the service association, the Ionic Society and Last Train of Thought. She is also a founder of SAS, Sisters Aspiring to Success, a sisterhood that recognizes and unites female leaders on campus.
She is involved in several community organizations as well. She planned a public forum on human trafficking called “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A Perspective on Human Trafficking.” She also collaborated with several community organizations, including Hood College, the Frederick County Commission for Women and the Frederick County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on the presentation of “In Plain Sight: Opening our Eyes, Hearts and Minds to Human Trafficking.”