Know Your Worth, LLC is pleased to announce our 2022 Know Your Worth Scholarship recipients: Andrea Elliott and Kortlynn Boddie.
We extend a special thanks to the generous donor who allowed us to award two students! Please read about the recipients below.
Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.
– Proverbs 4:5 (NIV)
Andrea is a senior at Christ Chapel Academy located in Woodbridge, Virginia. She is heavily involved at her school as the President of the Student Government Association, member of the National Honor Society, member of Women in STEM (WiSTEM), and a Teacher’s Assistant for the Kindergarten class. She will graduate with honors and will be named the class Valedictorian. She plays volleyball, basketball, and soccer on the varsity teams.
Andrea attends Inspirational Temple Holiness Church of God in Oxon Hill, Maryland. During the pandemic, Andrea initiated an online Bible Study for the youth. She wanted to keep the youth engaged during a time of uncertainty. She was a member of God’s Ladies of Significance and Service (G.L.O.S.S.) in which she became involved in community outreach and collaboration. She is also a member of the Prince William County NAACP, where she is able to discuss with her peers about the current societal affairs of the nation and develop plans of action.
Andrea will be attending the College of William & Mary in the Fall of 2022. She will major in Psychology and minor in English and Creative Writing. Her ultimate goal is to obtain a PhD in Psychology and help people develop coping mechanisms against mental illnesses.
Andrea Elliott is the daughter of Mr. Andre Elliott and Mrs. Carmen Elliott and the sister of Mr. Brandon Parran.
For the Lord is good
and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through
– Psalm 100:5 (NIV)
Kortlynn is a senior in high school at the Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Grand Prairie Texas, where she is a member of the National Honors Society, Student Council, and National Art Honors Society. She has graduated with the Summa Cum Laude distinction and is in the top twenty-five percent of her graduating class. Kortlynn has been on the Principal’s List for two years of high school as an honor roll student. As a member of the Art Strand in her school, she earned three gold medals in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) between her sophomore and junior years. She also participated in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and received a Silver Key Award for an original still life painting. Kortlynn’s academic achievements placed her in the David Daniels Scholars and the National Society of High School Scholars. She is also an active member of the student-ran organization called “Spirit & Truth” at her high school.
Kortlynn has been involved in several community organizations such as the Explicit Student Leaders at Trinity Church in Cedar Hill and the Kindness Crew at her school. As a Kindness Crew member, she helped with promoting a Hygiene Drive for families in need and she also participated in a trash pick up day for the city of Grand Prairie. Additionally, Kortlynn volunteered as the teen speaker for a conference under the Beautiful Hearts Women’s Ministry. Here, she spoke to a group of wayward girls about the importance of listening to the Holy Spirit.
Kortlynn applied to six colleges and universities across the country and was accepted to all of them. With one of the most important aspects of her life being quality time with her family, she chose an in-state institution. Kortlynn will be attending the University of Texas at Arlington in the fall as an Architecture major.
Kortlynn Boddie is the daughter of Ms. Vakeisha Boddie.