Cleveland State Community College’s Jesulayomi Ojo is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members nationwide to be named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The Cleveland resident is currently enrolled in Cleveland State’s Nursing program. She is a member of the Omega Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Ms. Ojo has earned a spot on the college’s Dean’s List for two consecutive terms.
The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs.
Scholars are encouraged to assume leadership roles by participating in Society programs and are selected based on scholastic achievement, community service, and leadership potential. Nearly 700 applications were received.
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 nations, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at ptk.org.
Ms. Ojo, and her classmates at Cleveland State from across Southeast Tennessee and beyond, will begin Fall 2020 semester classes on Aug. 24.