Thursday, January 24, 2013
Don't miss Friday's Help for Homeowners event to meet in-person with mortgage experts and HUD-approved housing counselors for assistance at no cost.
Thursday, January 24
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced the Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners Event” at the Cobb Galleria Centre 1-8 p.m. this Friday. Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments or refinance should attend to meet in-person with mortgage servicers and HUD-approved housing counselors for assistance at no cost. With Georgia currently ranked fifth in the nation for foreclosures, Congressman Scott is teaming up with the Obama Administration for the third consecutive year to organize Help for Homeowners Events in Atlanta and strengthen the area housing market by helping more struggling homeowners prevent avoidable foreclosures…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Manny Rivas's mixed-media piece "One Half Can Equal Whole" earned him first place in the Congressman David Scott's Congressional High School Art Contest.
Winning first place in the first art contest you’ve ever entered is impressive, but winning first place in an art contest that earns you a $10,000 scholarship is an accomplishment. Campbell High School sophomore Manny Rivas, 16, took home first place in Congressman David Scott’s 10th annual Congressional High School Art Contest for his mixed media piece “One Half Can Equal Whole.” In addition to a $10,000 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta, Rivas received a one-year young patron membership to the High Museum of Art. Rivas described hearing his name called as the first-place winner a surreal experience. “When I won I couldn’t even talk,” he said “I had all this stuff to say just in case I did win. My parents were crying. I wasn’t …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Two Campbell High School seniors and one Smyrna resident were among the nominees and will be honored in a ceremony Saturday.
Two Campbell High School students and one Smyrna resident were among Congressman David Scott’s 23 nominees to United States military academies. All the nominees will be honored in a ceremony Saturday, Feb. 4 at the National Archives Center in Morrow, Ga. "Without question, each of the students to be honored in my ceremony next week possesses these qualities and more," Scott said. "I salute these outstanding young Americans and their commitment to service.” Scott nominated Aaron Churchill and Michael Richards Jr., Mableton residents and Campbell High School seniors, to the U.S. Military Academy and U.S Naval Academy, respectively. Maj. Larry Moyers, Campbell High School JROTC, called Churchill “one of the finest young men I have had the …
Monday, August 8, 2011
More than $14,000 in scholarship money was awarded to rising college freshman Monday at Congressman David Scott's Smyrna office.
Alfredia Scott, co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus spouses and wife of Congressman David Scott, awarded 10 scholarships to rising college freshman from throughout the district Monday as part of the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Educational Scholarship program. The recipients came from Clayton, Cobb, Douglas, Fulton and Henry counties. Darnell Bunch II, McEachern High School graduate; Chassity Hogan, Pebblebrook High School graduate; and Jared Loggins, McEachern High School graduate, represented Cobb County. “The scholarship is a small incentive from us to say, ‘go ahead, keep on, move on,’” Alfredia Scott told the recipients. “There’s lots for you to do and we’re depending on you to do it.” Scholarship winners received either …
Saturday, August 6, 2011
With the new school year quickly approaching, here's some education news you can use.
Congressman David Scott and Mrs. Alfredia Scott will present education scholarships to ten students of Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District on Monday at the congressman’s office in Smyrna. Those from Cobb County include: Cobb schools open their doors for the new year in slightly more than a week. Here’s some information to make sure you and your kids are ready. School Bus Routes Available Now Online Also, this year's school bus routes are now available online at the CCSD website at http://www.cobbk12.org/busroutes.aspx. Just input your address and the grade level of your child or children. Transportation personnel are also available to assist families and answer questions through the District's Bus Hotline at 678-594…