The San Diego Association of Black Journalists celebrated its eighth annual scholarship reception Friday, handing out scholarships to high school and college students to continue to build careers in journalism.
Recipients were joined by members of the community, family, friends, SDABJ members and other local media professionals.
Lincoln High School journalism teacher Daniel Camacho received the largest award for the night, a full ride scholarship for a Masters degree from National University.
Joseph Young was awarded the Ozzie Roberts scholarship. Jarred Powell and Jennifer Bowman received community college scholarships while Strongman Osom, a senior at Point Loma High School, got the SDABJ scholarship.
In total, more than $50,000 in scholarships were handed out.
Friends of SDABJ include:
The San Diego Padres; Olympic Training Center; Target; Starbucks, SeaWorld; The San Diego Zoo; Fox 5 News; Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf; San Diego Airport Authority; Dave & Busters; George’s Camera; Coca Cola; Channel 10 News and Sirius Fitness/Conscious Comedy Explosion