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FOUR BICsters from the Class of 2025 Win The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

By BIC CCNY Posted on 04/04/2024 15:18

Four BICsters received The LAGRANT Foundation’s 2024 scholarship

Congratulations to the FOUR BICsters from the Class of 2025 who won the prestigious The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship: Dana Dang, Britney Huston, Zaakirah Medan, and Nichi Rich. This is the second win for Dana and Britney who also won the scholarship in 2023.

Dana Dang is a graphic designer from Texas and currently a Junior Designer at Catch New York. Britney Huston is a native New Yorker who received her degree in Digital Media Production from SUNY/New Paltz. Zaakirah Medan is a CCNY Ad PR alum specializing in social media management and brand consulting. Nichi Rich is Public Relations Account Executive at Macy Media and Founder & Creative Director of Amor Four Collective. 

The LAGRANT Foundation has provided 703 scholarships and $2.9 million since its inception in 1998. Founded by Kim L. Hunter, its mission to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations is generously supported by its major donors and supporters. TLF provides students with career & professional development workshops, scholarships, internships, entry-level positions and mentors to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. 

BICsters have been recipients of a TLF scholarship every year since our launch in 2013 and has fielded more scholarship winners than any other school in the country. Past BIC scholarship winners are: Fred Garcia and Amber Jackson, BIC '15, Donna Dei-Baning, BIC '16, Dalisbeth Galvez, Melissa Julien, and Priscilla Parra, BIC '17, Charisse Holder, Erica Lopez, and Sean Feol-Baugh, BIC '18, Jennifer Cuffari, LaToya Heron, Amera Lulu, Kelvin Morales, and Rebecca Rivera, BIC '19, and Mohamed Amribet, John Holliday-Stewart, Carlos Matias, Carmen Quang, Raymond Sein, and Kamattie Singh, BIC '20, and Paul Bernabe, Dimandja Utshudi, Ayush Kumar, BIC '21, Isabella Santana ,BIC ‘23 (twice), Sabrina Khan, BIC ‘23 (twice), Hanako Suzuki, BIC ‘23, Kamillah Collins, BIC ‘24, Roderic David, BIC ‘24, Stephana Eghan, BIC ‘24, Bianca Fernandez, BIC ‘24, Jade Holiday, BIC ‘24, and Jason Liu, BIC ‘24. 

A BIG BIC Brava to Dana, Britney, Zaakirah, and Nichi! We’re so proud of you! 

You can read more about the 2024 LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship here

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