Family of Officer Moses Walker, Jr. Starts Memorial Scholarship Fund at ACHIEVEabilityBy Shannon Collins |
A new scholarship has been announced, in memory of a Philadelphia Police Officer taken too soon.
Wayne Walker-Lipscomb addressed a crowded room at ACHIEVEability for her first public appearance since her son’s passing — sharing that she was once a recipient of help from the program.
“All I ever wanted was a house with hardwood floors on the odd-number side of the street,” she shared, “and ACHIEVEability made my dream come true,” says Wayne Walker-Lipscomb.
“I am proud to give to this great program which has given so much to my family and the West Philadelphia community. I know my son would have wanted this.”
Wayne entered the program in 1999 and spent her time volunteering and working with youth at the community center. She earned her associate’s degree in computer networking while at the program and served as their computer coach for seven years.
The scholarship will benefit single-parent students enrolled in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.blog comments powered by Disqus