Breakfast

Crosby Scholars hosts “Breakfast of Champions” event

Crosby Scholars hosts "Breakfast of Champions" event

A special breakfast was held Tuesday morning at Bermuda Run in honor of Crosby Scholars, the free college access program that serves all public schools in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County for students in the 6th to 12th grade. Tuesday’s ‘Breakfast of Champions’ welcomed the Class of 2022 into the Crosby Alumni family and was followed by the 16th Annual Crosby Scholars Invitational Golf Tournament, which raised $300,000 in grants and scholarships . WXII 12 News spoke to some of the senior graduates at the event who shared what being a Crosby Scholars means to them, as well as the experience they will have with them, as they begin their college careers. . Regan Rhymes, soon to graduate from East Forsyth High School, said: “There’s a requirement for community service, as well as the academies, and having that preparation and just that consistency throughout each year, having that dedication to service…and also being able to network with a group of leaders across Forsyth County…it has made me a better leader.” Fellow WS/FCS Class of 2022, Jayla Summers, attends Reagan High School and shared, “Community service and leadership have really helped me become the person I am today because it helped me allowed me to get involved in other extracurricular activities, and just help people at my school,” Summers said. Crosby Scholars and Alumni leaders spoke at Tuesday’s breakfast, along with former WXII 12 news anchor Cameron Kent, who was the event’s guest speaker.

A special breakfast was held Tuesday morning at Bermuda Run in honor of Crosby Scholars, the free college access program that serves all public schools in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County for students in the 6th to 12th grade.

Tuesday’s ‘Breakfast of Champions’ welcomed the Class of 2022 into the Crosby Alumni family and was followed by the 16th Annual Crosby Scholars Invitational Golf Tournament, which raised $300,000 in grants and scholarships .

WXII 12 News spoke to some of the senior graduates at the event who shared what being a Crosby Scholars means to them, as well as the experience they will have with them, as they begin their college careers. .

Regan Rhymes, soon to graduate from East Forsyth High School, said: “There’s a requirement for community service, as well as the academies, and having that preparation and just that consistency throughout each year, having that dedication to service…and also being able to network with a group of leaders across Forsyth County…it has made me a better leader.”

Fellow WS/FCS Class of 2022 member Jayla Summers attends Reagan High School and shared:

“Community service and leadership really helped me become the person I am today because it allowed me to participate in other extracurricular activities and just help people at my school,” said Summers said.

Crosby Scholars and Alumni leaders spoke at Tuesday’s breakfast, along with former WXII 12 news anchor Cameron Kent, who was the event’s guest speaker.