Oakland educator Dr. Denise Saddler congratulated McClymonds High School graduate Portia Lee-Fletcher, who won the James D. and Kathleen Saddler Memorial Scholarship presented by the Marcus Foster Educational Fund and a Delta Sigma Theta scholarship.
Lee-Fletcher graduated from McClymonds with a 3.27 grade-point average. An honor roll student, she received an award for over 900 hours of community service, volunteering at Hoover and Lafayette elementary Schools.
She also served as a peer leader and was co-captain of the cheer leading team. She will attend Cal State East Bay and plans to become a sociologist or social worker.
Courtesy of the Oakland Post, June 21, 2013 (www.postnewsgroup.com)