Scholarship Winners

The KSLS Organization is pleased to announce the selection of Carlisha Mckenzie of Chatanooga, Tennessee as the 1st Winner of the Kennetra Searcy Legacy Scholarship. The $5,000 award is open to African-American girls in high school who are seniors throughout the U.S. Carlisha was a senior at the only all girls STEM school in Tennessee, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy. She has an intense passion for science and math.

Carlisha is the second oldest of three siblings. She plans to major in Chemistry to become a forensic pathologist. She would like to become a forensic pathologist to make a difference by turning a tragedy into something positive, by saving lives and giving closure to families.We wish to thank all of this year's applicants and wish them well as their pursue their academic pursuits. Applications for 2018 will open on January 1st, 2018 at 7:00am EST