Comcast Awards $100,000 in Scholarships to Michigan High School Seniors

   Comcast Awards $100,000 in Scholarships to Michigan High School Seniors

Comcast Leaders & Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Michigan Students
for their Academic Achievement and Community Service

PR Newswire

LANSING, Mich., June 13, 2012

LANSING, Mich., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Comcast Foundation, founded
in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower
and enrich lives is awarding 100 Michigan high school seniors scholarships
through its annual Leaders & Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one
of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs,
recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to
community service. Scholarship recipients were recognized at the Comcast
Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Recognition Celebration at the Michigan State
Capitol in Lansing yesterday.

"Each year, we are excited to provide scholarships for these talented
students," said Charisse R. Lillie, President of the Comcast Foundation and
Vice President, Community Investment of Comcast Corp. "Comcast seeks students
who demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities and who reflect a
strong commitment to community service. These students are our future
leaders, and we hope these scholarships will help to power their dreams for

"Comcast has a vested interest in providing our youth with opportunities to
excel and succeed in a highly competitive higher education landscape and job
market," said Tim Collins, Senior Vice President for Comcast's Heartland
Region, which includes Michigan. "We commend these students for their
outstanding achievements, and wish them the best of luck in their future

Comcast welcomed Aaron L. Rosenhaus, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Uniland
Corporation, as its keynote speaker during the Leaders & Achievers event. As
COO, he oversees all construction and property management operations. Uniland
Corporation has been a family owned and operated community builder since 1926.
It is a real estate development and construction firm dedicated to the success
and growth of the communities they build and operate in. Its focus is
construction services, property management, energy consumption solutions and
consultation on commercial, residential and healthcare construction.

A Michigan native, born and raised in Metropolitan Detroit, Rosenhaus is a
2002 graduate of Cranbrook-Kingswood Academy and a 2007 Graduate of the School
of Planning, Design and Construction at Michigan State University. In just
five short years after college, he has worked in the construction industry in
Michigan, California and Texas, before returning back to Michigan last summer
to join Uniland. His past projects have included a multi-sports outdoor arena
and two hospitals in Southern California, as well as a new housing community
in Austin, Texas.

Rosenhaus founded the Young Construction Professional, a 2000-member group,
representing the full spectrum of the real estate, construction and design
industry from every continent except Antarctica. 

The Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Program provides one-time $1,000
scholarships to students who strive to achieve their potential, who are
catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their
schools, and who serve as models for their fellow students. The philosophy
behind the program is to give young people every opportunity to be prepared
for the future, to engage youth in their communities, and to demonstrate the
importance of civic involvement, and the value placed on civic involvement by
the business community.

To date, Comcast has awarded more than $17 million to more than 17,000 Leaders
and Achievers Scholarship winners nationwide.

Connect with the scholarship winners at Explore and "like" Comcast in the
community at

The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to
provide charitable support to qualified non-profit organizations.The
Foundation primarily invests in programs intended to have a positive,
sustainable impact on their communities. The Foundation has three community
investment priorities—promoting community service, expanding digital literacy
and building tomorrow's leaders. Since its inception, the Comcast Foundation
has donated more than $90 million to organizations in the communities
nationwide that Comcast serves. More information about the Foundation and its
programs is available at

This year's Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship recipients for Michigan

AveryAdams             Classical Academy            Flint
Abdelrahman Allam       Bloomfield Hills Lahser High West Bloomfield
Ja-Queshia Allen        Northern High School         Flint
LeSia Armstrong         Battle Creek Central High    Battle Creek
Tirzah Ashmore          Ferndale Senior High School  Ferndale
Alex Atanasovski        Melvindale High School       Allen Park
Lauren Barnes-Whitehead Stone High School            Ann Arbor
Karen Bates            Ypsilanti High School        Ypsilanti
Anna Berglund           Paw Paw High School          Mattawan
Joshlyn Booth           Romulus Senior High School   Taylor
Sophia Broesamle        Jonesville High School       Hillsdale
Brenda Brown            Academy for Business and     Detroit
Hunter Brumels        Holland High School          Holland
Kendall Buie            Saline High School           Saline
Brittany Burns          Grosse Ile Township High     Grosse Ile
Joelle Byers          Calvary Christian Schools    Fruitport
Nakayla Clark           East Grand Rapids High       Kentwood
Eric Coates             Henry Ford High School       Detroit
Cody Cochran            Hanover Horton               Jackson
Amith Diwakar           International Academy        Rochester Hills
Elizabeth Drake         University Liggett School    Harper Woods
                        Main Campus
Andrew Dygert           NorthPointe Christian School Grand Rapids
Abigail Dykema          Northview High School        Grand Rapids
Justice Echols          Wylie E. Groves High School  Detroit
Lauren English          Deckerville Secondary School Port Sanilac
Makia Evans             Voyageur Consortium High     Detroit
Ian Ferguson            Kenowa Hills High School     Grand Rapids
Rachael Folkmier        Fruitport High School        Fruitport
Sinclaire Fonville      Pioneer High School          Ann Arbor
Ryan Gillette           Fennville High School        Fennville
Gabrielle Glodich       Marine City High School      East China
Taylor Grant            Davis Aerospace Technical    Detroit
                        High School
Vanessa Graves          Martin Luther King Jr. Sr.   Detroit
                        High School
Devante Griffin         Pontiac Academy for          Pontiac
                        Excellence High School
FarhaHanif             Rochester High School        Rochester Hills
CordellHarris          Genesee Early College        Flint
EbonyHarvey            Northwestern Commencement    Flint
Audrey Hendon           J.W. Sexton High School      Lansing
MaggiHeneghan          Black River Public School    Douglas
ArielleHines           John Glenn High School       Westland
ShaneJackson           Fitzgerald Senior High       Warren
Mariam Jalloul          Fordson High School          Dearborn
London Johnson          Rogers High School           Wyoming
Sierra Johnson          Detroit International        Detroit
Daja Jolliff            Detroit School of Arts       Detroit
Victoria Jordan         Mattawan Consolidated School Mattawan
Omuwa Kerobo            Eisenhower High School       Macomb
Emily Kilcline          Fraser High School           Clinton Township
Emily Kimes             Caledonia High School        Caledonia
Amanda LaBelle          Lakeview High School         Eastpointe
Jason Law               Bloomfield Hills Andover     West Bloomfield
                        High School
Britney Lewis           Addison High School          Jerome
Rachel Lombardi         Lakeview High School         Battle Creek
Demario Longmire        Orchard View High School     Muskegon
AlexaMadison           University Preparatory       Detroit
Connor Makowski         Marcellus High School        Marcellus
John Malley             Rockford High School         Rockford
Amina Marini            Edsel Ford High School       Dearborn
Megan Markey            Sandusky Community School    Sandusky
Sydne McMullen          Britton-Macon Area School    Britton
Angel Mendoza           Cesar Chavez High School     Detroit
Maria Midena            Vandercook Lake High School Jackson
Patricia Minaya         Lee High School              Wyoming
Abigael Onchiri         East Lansing High School     East Lansing
Christina Payton-Rice   Hamady Community High School Flint
Hope Pena               Lamphere High School         Madison Hts.
Alanna Philipose        Canton High School           Canton
Samantha Pilon          Southgate Anderson High      Southgate
Telisse Portis         Academy of the Sacred Heart  Auburn Hills
Nicholas Postelli       South Haven High School      South Haven
Logan Raterink          Waverly High School          Lansing
Leena Raza              International Academy East   Troy
Erin Riedel             Adlai Stevenson High School  Sterling Heights
Kevin Rocheleau         Eaton Rapids High School     Onondaga
Molly Rott              Berkley High School          Berkley
Neena Rouhani           Avondale High School         Rochester Hills
Lucie Sertich           Carsonville-Port Sanilac     Port Sanilac
                        High School
Christopher Seto        Jackson Christian School     Chelsea
Champagne Smith         Muskegon High School         Muskegon
Steven Smith            Bad Axe High School          Bad Axe
Benjamin Sniezek        Crestwood High School        Dearborn Heights
Jasmine Sparks          Northwestern High School     Detroit
Amber Stallworth        Crockett Career and          Detroit
                        Technical Center
Taylor Sweeney          Port Huron Northern High     Fort Gratiot
Rim Tamim               Star International Academy   Dearborn
Mary Thomas             River Rouge High School      River Rouge
Kelsey Thome            Sparta High School           Sparta
Lucero Toral            Western International High   Detroit
Jennifer Trahan         Riverview Community High     Riverview
Nicholas Tripp          Crockett High School         Detroit
Eneziah Walters         International Academy of     Flint
Hannah Wasil            Macomb Christian School      Fraser
Katelyn Weiss           Allen Park High School       Allen Park
Andrew Whitmyer         Three Rivers High School     Three Rivers
Kevin Witenoff          Ernest W. Seaholm High       Bloomfield Hills
Aimee Wolf              Decatur High School          Decatur
Hanan Yahya             Universal Academy            Detroit
Amber Young             Mona Shores High School      Norton Shores
Rujia Zha               Huron High School            Ann Arbor
Gordon Zhang            Stoney Creek High School     Rochester

About The Comcast Foundation
The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to
provide charitable support to qualified non-profit organizations.The
Foundation primarily invests in programs intended to have a positive,
sustainable impact on their communities. The Foundation's focus areas are
volunteerism, literacy, and youth leadership development. Since its
inception, the Comcast Foundation has donated more than $64 million to
organizations in the communities nationwide that Comcast serves. More
information about the Foundation and its programs is available at

About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) ( is one of the
nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications
products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of
cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and
distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global
audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest
video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business
customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which
owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo
broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production
operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.

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