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DCSAA and United Bank Announce 2020 Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Winners

By DCSAA Staff, 06/01/20, 12:45PM EDT


DCSAA and United Bank Announce 2020 Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Winners


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) is proud to announce that 17 high school seniors have been selected to receive a $1,000 college scholarship. The DCSAA Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Program is fully funded by United Bank, the Community Bank of the Nation’s Capital.


“Commitment to our communities is a central part of United Bank’s mission,” said United Bankshares, Inc. President Rick Adams. “United Bank is a strong supporter of education, and we are proud to support these talented students on their path towards achieving their goals.”


The scholarship recipients come from eleven (11) different high schools in the District, including public schools, public charter schools and independent/private schools. The scholarship awards will be used to help cover the cost of tuition and fees, room and board, and books at an accredited college or university during the 2020-2021 school year.


A virtual reception to honor the scholarship winners will be held on Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00pm via ZOOM;; Meeting ID: 758 4826 7670; Password: 9K3KBw


“We are excited about our growing partnership with United Bank. Through this partnership DCSAA will be able to continue its commitment to the academic success of our student-athletes through the awarding of scholarships,” says Clark Ray, director of the DCSAA.


The scholarship winners are:


  • Ramy Beatriz, E.L Haynes - Basketball
  • Emperor Campbell, Wilson – Track & Field
  • Regine Campbell, Dunbar – Cross Country and Track & Field
  • Nadia Chichester, Banneker – Track & Field
  • Keon Eady, Maret - Football
  • Amartya Eswaran-King, Wilson - Baseball
  • Saige Gootman, Wilson – Soccer and Lacrosse
  • Jordan Harris, Archbishop Carroll - Football
  • Ziyah Holman, Georgetown Day – Track & Field
  • Maikel Johnson, McKinley Tech – Baseball, Football and Track & Field
  • Amadi Lee, Roosevelt - Basketball
  • Ahmya Mckeithan, McKinley Tech – Track & Field
  • Flavio Medina, Model Secondary School for the Deaf - Basketball
  • Jessica Valencia, Bell Multicultural – Bowling, Golf, Soccer, Softball & Cross Country
  • John Watson, McKinley Tech – Swimming and Track & Field
  • Rasheda White, Wilson – Cheerleading
  • Joshua Wojnar, Model Secondary School for the Deaf - Basketball


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About the District of Columbia State Athletic Association

The mission of the District of Columbia State Athletic Association is to serve member schools and the maximum number of their student-athletes by providing leadership and support for interscholastic athletic programming that will enrich the education experiences of all participants.


The DCSAA will preserve and promote the educational significance of interscholastic athletics by:


  • Providing for fair competition between member schools;
  • Promoting sportsmanship and ethical behavior;
  • Establishing and enforcing standards of conduct for student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and spectators;
  • Protecting the physical well-being of student-athletes and promoting healthy adolescent lifestyles; and
  • Promoting participation of female and disabled students on member teams.


About United Bank

United Bank is a subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI), the largest publicly traded company headquartered in West Virginia. USBI has assets of approximately $19.6 billion and 139 full-service banking offices and 17 loan origination offices located throughout West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit