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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Yasmine Arrington
The lives of young scholars have intersected with a lasting legacy of Jack Kent Cooke, the late Redskins owner whose foundation rewards high-achievers who are not only academically worthy and in need of financial help, but also promising self-driven entrepreneurs, artists and career-focused individuals.
She said some scholarCHIPS recipients are attending schools as nearby as Old Dominion and Bucknell universities, and as far away as Winston-Salem State and Chowan universities.
"Our scholarships go to students with incarcerated parents or caregivers," said Miss Arrington, a double major in communications and history. "I've been there. I know my demographic, and it is children and teens with incarcerated parents, to help them financially and with all the emotional baggage that comes with that."