The James "Jimmy" Flint Scholarship Fund is a retention initiative to promote and encourage community involvement and academic excellence for multicultural students. The James "Jimmy" Flint Scholarship Fund has selected The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute as volunteer sites for student's participation. The James "Jimmy" Flint Scholarship Fund provides scholarship to program participants after they have taken part in a civic engagement project that the Louis D. Brown Peace have designated.
The Flint Family through the James "Jimmy" Flint Scholarship Fund is able to keep the legacy of Jimmy alive through education by way of giving these scholarships. It gives the family great joy to see young people do something that Jimmy was unable to experience (a college education) because his life was cut short.
Your contribution of $20.00 or whatever you can afford $5.00 will help the cause. These scholarships are given for books or to offset any other financial hardships the student may encounter.
Scholarship Awardee in 2013:
Ajah B.- Bunker Hill Community, Genesis B -College of the Holy Cross
Ricky A.S-Babson College
Jalayia H, O- Quincy College
Louis M. K- University of Hartford Ct.
Scholarship Awardees in 2014:
Shondell D.- Cambridge College
Funtune J.-Bunker Hill Community College
Zora J.-B.-Colorado College
Shanae J. -Bunker Hill Community College
MaryAnn S.- Bunker Hill Community College
Scholarship Awardees in 2016:
Shanae J.- Bunker Hill Comunity College,
Dhayiya H.-The University of Maine,
Malik R.- University of New Hampshire,
Sparkyl K. L.-The University of Arts PA
Scholarship Awardees in 2018:
Marquis H.- In Memory of Shawn Heard
Tatyanna Marie,M Jr.-In Memory of Dominga Houston
Linda E. -In Memory of Johnny Davis
Malik R.- In Memory of Arron Wornum
Stephen MC.- In Memory of Terrance Young.
These awards were given out in memory of young men and women who we have lost to violence.
James Jimmy Flint oldest son of Sarah A. Flint who's life was cut short at the age of 15 on August 20, 1981. Jimmy attended Boston Public and METCO schools. He was a member of the Roxbury Boys and Girls Club Roxbury and the Lena Park Community Center in the Orchard Park housing Development in Roxbury, MA . Jimmy won first place in the City of Boston first skateboard contest in June 1981 and was a member of the Roxbury Boys and Girls Club where he played on the same basketball team as New Edition/BBD's Michael Bivins. He played on teams at the Lena Park Community Center, the Dennison House and the City of Boston BNBL summer league. On August 20, 1981, on his way to a block Party he encountered a 17 year old youth, a fight ensued, Jimmy was stabbed and succumbed to the wounds.
The James Jimmy Flint Foundation gave out its first scholarships in 2007 to five recipients all of which were first generation college students. To date a total of 41 scholarships have been awarded to youth many of which have since graduated. In 2014 the scholarship awardee was a mother who lost her son to violence who went on to graduate from Cambridge College in 2016. Some of the scholarship awardees graduated from: Cambridge College, Babson College, Bunker Hill College, College of Holy Cross, University of Hartford CT. We had two 2020 graduates one from Springfield College and North Dakota State College of Science. We were blessed in 2018 to award (8 ) Scholarships the most that
have been awarded in one year.
Jimmy and his mentor the late Professor Armstead Christian at Jimmy's 6-15- 81 Graduation.
May they both Rest in Peace.
2013 Scholarship Awardees and 1 Mother who lost her to brother to violence. She is excepting for her son.
Jimmy's mother, Sarah Flint visited the White House in 2012, to support Gun Violence and Safety. "I will never forget how the First Lady treated all the families who lost their loved ones to violence", said Sarah. Sarah was one of six representing Boston, Massachusetts and Mothers for Justice and Equality as a founding member of the Organization.
PHOTOS OF PAST JAMES JIMMY FLINT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DINNER
2018 Awardee Linda M. Edge, 2020 Graduate of Springfield College
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