MMHMF Scholarship Recipient


 BRITTANY DENISE GOODWYN
2007 MMHMF Scholarship Recipient
 

An honors graduate of Matoaca High School, Brittany is attending Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland.  She is pursuing a course of study in Architecture and Environmental Design.  

Brittany was involved in the following school and community activities in 2007: Chesterfield County Superintendent’s Advisory Board; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; National Honor Society; Peer Ambassador; Senior Council; Guidance Department Volunteer; RELATE Program; Southern Leadership Conference; Sunday School; and Food Pantry Volunteer Program.  She is a member if Union Baptist Church, Hopewell, Va.  Brittany is inspired to use her talents and skills to help those less fortunate.  

She was presented a Certificate by Jan Hatchette, Scholarship Committee Co-chairperson, at the Matoaca High School Senior Awards Ceremony in May.  A check in the amount of $1,000 will be presented to her at the Annual MMHMF Awards Program in September.  

We believe a bright future lies ahead for Brittany.  We wish her all the best.  She is the daughter of Everette and Marlene G. Goodwyn.  


June 11, 2008
LETTER FROM BRITTANY


Martha Mason Hill Memorial Scholarship
Attn: Ms. Jan Hatchette


Dear Ms. Hatchette,

It is with sincere heartfelt thanks and gratitude that I write this letter to the Martha Mason Hill Foundation.  I am most appreciative for the financial support that you provided me to assist with my tuition for the 2007-2008 school year.  I had an excellent freshman year and did not expect for it to end so soon.  The confidence that you have placed in me is humbling, to say the least  

 

 

***UPDATE 2011***
A letter from

Brittany Goodwyn
2007 Scholarship Recipient
 

Dear Members of Martha Mason Hill Memorial Foundation:

I recently graduated cum laude from Morgan State University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Architecture and Environmental Design.  I am also excited to share with you that I have been accepted into the Master's of Art program for Historical and Sustainable Architecture at New York University this fall.  It is a nine month program which will allow me to achieve my Master's in half the time of a traditional degree.  In addition I will be spending the first six months of the program in London learning about adaptive reuse and taking advantage of the many other architectural resources the UK has to offer.  My family is well and they continue to support me in all that I do.  I can say with assurance that your scholarship was very beneficial to me.  It allowed me to have some experiences that I would have otherwise not been able to afford and I am truly appreciative of the many opportunities that have come my way.  I was able to travel and study abroad in India, Italy and Greece while in undergraduate school and it truly changed my life and perspective on the world.

It was lovely to hear from you.  

Best,
Brittany
July 15, 2011
         

 

***UPDATE 2013***
2007 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
Brittany Goodwyn

Brittany has been very busy doing wonderful things!  She graduated cum laude from Morgan State University in 2011 with a Bachelor's of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design.  She completed the Master's of Art program for Historical and Sustainable Architecture at New York University in 2012.  She spent the first six months of the program in London learning about adaptive reuse and taking advantage of the many other architectural resources the UK has to offer.  She was able to travel and study in India, Italy and Greece while in undergraduate school.

CURRENT JOB:  Brittany joined the Cameron Foundation team in Petersburg, VA this past April as a Consultant.  She is researching agencies in the Central Virginia region that offer financial assistance to those in need of help with food, medical expenses, housing/shelter, utilities or legal aid. The culmination of this research will be an online directory accessible through the Connect VA website that provides the user with resources in the city or county that they live.

PAST WORK EXPERIENCE:  Brittany has been a Grant Writer for Appomattox Regional Governor's School; an Easement Intern with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington D.C.; a Preservation Incentives Intern, Department of Historic Resources in Richmond, VA;  and has done volunteer work with the American Red Cross in Hopewell, VA.



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