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Est. 2004

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To date, D.C. Scholars have won $122.9 million scholarship dollars from D.C. partner colleges and universities.


A generous grant from The Sallie Mae Fund made Posse D.C. possible. Posse was excited to expand to the nation’s capital, knowing that the public school system in D.C. was sure to hold many of our country’s future trailblazers.

Posse is grateful to the teachers, counselors and community leaders of D.C., who help us identify incredible high school students. We especially thank our partner colleges and universities for their investments in the program and belief in the promise of Posse Scholars.

Posse D.C. Staff

David Barber, Director
Kelitah Armstrong, Program Director
Alice Flood, Program Coordinator
Samantha Garzillo, Trainer
Jamila Hayes, Career Program Manager
Nneoma Ibezim, Development Officer
Sharon Nicol, Trainer
Carlos Piedrasanta, Trainer
Dexter Rowell, Trainer
Zai Rutter, Assistant to the Director

Posse D.C. Advisory Board

Donella P. Brockington, Chair
Wesley Combs
Darryl Fraser
John Gilkes
David B. Harrison
Holly Hassett
Cheryl Janey
Andrew Olivieri
James Owen Mathews
Thomas W. Rabaut
Lydia W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Chut Vu
Meghan Welch
W. Frank Williams, III
Eun Yang

D.C. Partner Colleges and Universities

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Contact Posse D.C.

1319 F Street, N.W.
Suite 604
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202) 347-7071
Fax: (202) 347-7480
 [email protected]

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