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Catching up with the winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship at MCC

Editor’s note: Chebet Buckner, the 2017 winner of the Chancellor’s MLK Scholarship, compiled this story. Every winter, Metropolitan Community College honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a collegewide day of service. In addition to this, one outstanding early-college student is chosen to receive a $500 scholarship. First offered in 2015, the Chancellor’s …

MCC-Penn Valley student Chebet Buckner wins Chancellor’s MLK Scholarship

Chebet Buckner, a “wonderfully impassioned” and “highly gifted” early college student, is the 2017 recipient of the Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. Buckner, who just turned 18, was presented with the scholarship at a luncheon Jan. 20 at MCC-Penn Valley. She will graduate from MCC and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in May. The Early …