July 19, 2012.
For Immediate Release
(Baltimore, MD). The Cameroon Professional Society (CPS) is pleased to announce that it has awarded two scholarships to outstanding young high school students of Cameroonian descent based in the United States through the CPS Scholars Program. The 2012 CPS Scholars Program recipients are Tohlei Dumizo of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, NC and Cynthia Tientcheu Kamga of Mount Juliet, TN.
Tohlei recently graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics with a 3.93 GPA. He will begin his undergraduate studies at Cornell University this Fall pursuing a degree in Computer Science. Tohlei is a well rounded sudent who not only excels in the classroom, but is actively involved in his local community. His volunteer work includes Piano Recitals at Peak Nursing Home, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Crisis Assistance Ministry and over 100 hours of work with Finances at the Males Place. Tohlei’s stellar performance in the classroom has earned him various honors. He won 2nd place at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Region 2 Engineering Design Competition at their 2011 Fall Regional Conference. He was the 2009 PTA Top Scholar and has also won Academic Excellence Awards in Precalculus, Algebra II, World History and French. His extracurricular activities include Beta Club, FIRST Robotics, NSBE and Gaston Regional Science and Engineering Fair. This young scholar has demonstrated leadership skills in being the founding member of the Robotics Club at South Point High School. He participates in activities with Cameroonians of Charlotte (CAMCO), plays the Piano and enjoys writing music and short stories. The CPS Scholars Program team is proud to recognize Tohlei Dumizo, his work and achievements as the 2012 CPS Scholars.
Cynthia is from Mount Juliet, Tennessee . She is a future leader in every sense of the word. She was the class president her sophomore year in high school. She was also chosen to participate in Youth Leadership Wilson, an organization supported by Wilson County to motivate young leaders, during her junior year. She is a very hardworking student with a current GPA above 4.0. Not only is she engaged in her classroom work, she also participates in various extracurricular activities including her upcoming volunteer work in Baforchu, Cameroon. Cynthia is a highly ambitious student and aspires to be a Corporate Lawyer. She plans to attend a university of high prestige to major in Operation and Supply Chain Management and International Business. She is currently taking advanced placement classes and college courses to prepare her for her future career in leadership.
About Cameroon Professional Society, Inc.
The Cameroon Professional Society (“CPS”) seeks to fundamentally transform our communities by leveraging the expertise, leadership and extensive networks of Cameroonian and African professionals both in the United States and abroad. With a focus on nurturing a robust network of patriotic leaders and entrepreneurs, the CPS believes in the strength of our collective union, to critically analyze our problems and propose concrete solutions to foster our development. Without regard to political ideology, linguistic preference or ethnic origins, the CPS projects a united front to empower us to seek novel ways of transforming our communities and our country. Through various symposia, seminars, leadership initiatives, philanthropic projects and business forums, the CPS directly engages the citizenry to spur development.