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LU establishes D'Angelo Bratton-Bland endowed scholarship fund

Will be awarded degree posthumously during spring commencement

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Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:44 pm

JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University has established a scholarship fund in honor of D’Angelo Bratton-Bland. Bratton-Bland, who passed away in December 2018, was the current President of the Lincoln University Student Government Association. The D’Angelo Bratton-Bland Endowed Scholarship fund will help future Lincoln University students pursue their dream of a college education. 

The university has set a goal to raise $10,000 for the fund by May 1, 2019. Those wishing to contribute may send their gifts to: Lincoln University Office of Institutional Advancement, 820 Chestnut Street, Room 301 Young Hall, Jefferson City, Missouri, 65101. For more information on the D’Angelo Bratton-Bland Endowed Scholarship fund, please contact Mr. Andre Grinston, Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations at 573-681-6070. 

Bratton-Bland was on track to graduate this spring with a degree in elementary education, with an emphasis in special education.  The university will recognize him as a member of the Class of 2019 and award his degree posthumously during Commencement activities on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at The LINC.

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