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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.

2021 Posse D.C. Leadership Sponsors

Posse D.C. Staff

David Barber, Director
Kelitah Armstrong, Program Director
Samantha Garzillo, Trainer
William Harris, Trainer
Jamila Hayes, Career Program Manager
April Johnson, Program Coordinator
Emily Kessler, Development Officer
Sharon Nicol, Trainer
Carlos Piedrasanta, Trainer
Zai Rutter, Assistant to the Director

Posse D.C. Advisory Board

Donella P. Brockington, Chair
Shakia Asamoah
Tasha Austin
Darryl Fraser
John Gilkes
Holly Hassett
Cheryl Janey
James Owen Mathews
Caitlin O’Grady
Thomas W. Rabaut
Lydia W. Thomas, Ph.D.
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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