#KidsDreamingBig Scholarship Event Recap

Disclosure: I was chosen to be a Dream Kids Ambassador. This post is a part of a compensated campaign for African Pride’s Kids Dreaming Big Scholarship contest. As with all reviews and campaigns in which I have been compensated, all views expressed are my own.

*** All Photo credit: Frank Chin***


If you missed the excitement around the Kids Dreaming Big campaign through African Pride, you can check out my wish for my children here and here. I was not able to make it up close and personal to see these amazing children receive their rewards, but I’m excited to share this recap with you. Congrats to all of the winners!

Kids Dreaming Big Meet & Greet

Kids Dreaming Big Meet & Greet

Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Cynthia Bailey and daughter Noelle Robinson along with K.97’s Big Sue hosted the “Kids Dreaming Big” Meet and Greet celebrating the second annual #KidsDreamingBig Scholarship last weekend. The community gathered at the fred’s Super Dollar in Tunica, MS to award grand prize winner Madison Evans and acknowledge the additional scholarship winners from across the Southeast region awarded over $2,500 in scholarships and participate in a great afternoon of family fun.

Madison Evans receiving her scholarship award from  Cynthia Bailey & Noelle Robinson

Madison Evans receiving her scholarship award from
Cynthia Bailey & Noelle Robinson

The “Kids Dreaming Big” Scholarship sponsored by fred’s Super Dollar Store and African Pride Dream Kids Hair Care,  was open to youth grades 3-5 encouraging the next generation to believe in the beauty of their dreams and to provide a national platform to pursue them.  Over 100 contestants submitted an essay sharing their personal endeavors and explaining the importance of pursuing their dreams. The following winners were chosen:

  • Grand Prize Winner, Madison Evans – 3rd Grade ( Baton Rouge, LA)

  • Brett Burch – 5th Grade (Washington, D.C.)

  • Chyna Baldwin – 8th Grade (Camden, MS)

  • LaDiamond White – 5th Grade (Ruston, LA)

Ai Lin (Fred's Super Dollar Executive), Cynthia Bailey,  Madison Evans and Noelle Robinson

Ai Lin (Fred’s Super Dollar Executive), Cynthia Bailey,
Madison Evans and Noelle Robinson

Cynthia Bailey Signing Autographs for guests

Cynthia Bailey Signing Autographs for guests

 Cynthia Bailey & Noelle Robinson with guests

Cynthia Bailey & Noelle Robinson with guests

African Pride Dream Kids Hair Care

African Pride Dream Kids Hair Care

For more information on the “Kid’s Dreaming Big” contest visit www.FredsInc.com and to join the conversation like Facebook.com/AfricanPrideDreamKids follow @MyAfricanPride, @FredsInc and the hashtag #KidsDreamingBig and visit www.AfricanPrideDreamKids.com

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2 Comments

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    Nadeen
    April 26, 2015 at 4:43 AM

    This is wonderful!! I love to see events and projects that encourage kids to strive for their best!
    Nadeen would like you to check out…An Interview with Saddi Khali: Poet, Artist & “Photovangelist”.My Profile

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      Christine @MomsNCharge
      May 22, 2015 at 3:20 PM

      Thanks so much Nadeen! I agree, and I don’t think we can have enough of them 🙂

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