John Riche Scholarship


Markeeva Morgan, Program Manager, Marshall Space Flight Center


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Angela Whaley, Technical Writer, Wyle Labratories


In 2005, the Committee of 100 etablished a John R. Riche Scholarship program to recognize outstanding young African-American leaders in our community who possess the qualities of leadership, commitment to community service, and respect for diversity evidenced by the late John Riche, one of our founding members.

Scholarship recipients are invited each year to join at a reduced membership fee for two years. John Riche Scholarship recipients attend all meetings of the Committee of 100 and receive mentoring from individual members.

John Riche Scholar past recipients are:
  • Patrick Wynn, Boys and Girls Club of North Alabama
  • Patrick Grayson, KGA Strategic
  • Vickye Hester, J.F. Drake Technical College
  • Kevin Jefferson, Jefferson Financial
  • Tammy Leeth, Madison County Mental Health Center
  • Kimberly Lewis, PROJECTXYZ Inc.
  • JesHenry Malone, Huntsville Police Department
  • Stephanie Malone, Girls, Inc.
  • Tony McGinnis, Harris Home
  • Tryshanda Nkhata-Moton, SAIC
  • Lamont Redrick, The Boeing Co.
  • Johnathan Richardson, Math instructor and pastor
  • Quisha Riche, Attorney
  • Gus Tucker, Engineering Consultant, Rhino Corporation



City of Huntsville and Madison elections are Tuesday, August 23rd. The runoff election will be October 4.

Contact Details

228 Holmes Avenue NE, Suite 207
Huntsville, AL 35801

P.O. Box 18864
Huntsville, AL 35804

Carol Madry Bell, Executive Director
(256) 651-8712

Leah Hess, Manager, PR & YP Programs
(256) 203-3987

Sarah Oglesby, Manager, Finance and Membership
(256) 665-5704

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