Cristel Campos Receives Scholarship from Morgan Creek Foundation

Cristel Campos, a recent GED graduate of the Achievement Academy of Durham, is the 2017 recipient of the Morgan Creek Foundation scholarship. The Morgan Creek Foundation was established in 2005 with a gift from the Yusko family and receives a portion of the annual profits of Morgan Creek Capital Management each year. The Foundation spends a minimum of 5% of assets; their mission is to support local community organizations that provide services with an educational focus that help individuals achieve their maximum potential. Achievement Academy of Durham appreciates the commitment of the Foundation to their communities.

Cristel, a young woman in her twenties, was motivated to complete her education by her commitment to providing her daughter with a bright future. Cristel is exceptionally diligent and hardworking, both in and out of school, with academic strengths in math and science. In addition, her self- determination compels her to put first things first, prioritizing and choosing work before play. Her compassionate heart to make a difference in the lives of others informs her future career goals. Cristel has already taken the necessary steps to pursue her associate’s degree by applying to Durham Technical Community College and attending orientation, evidence of her desire to seek opportunities for continued learning, and personal growth and development.

The Morgan Creek Foundation scholarship will help to further the transformation that Cristel Campos has begun to realize through her dedication to her academic journey.

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