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HEART OF COMPASSION AWARd

"It’s never too late to be great and remembered. Because those who are great and remembered never actually die.”

- Carlos Segovia

$3,000 Cash Scholarship

The Carlos Segovia Heart of Compassion Scholarship

Carlos was a dedicated and talented Get Lit Player and a U.S. Marine. Sadly, he was killed in South LA on Sept.16,2016, in an act of random violence. He was an advocate for animal rights and eradicating homelessness; he was beloved to all who knew him.
 
Each year around his birthday, March 7, this award is gifted to one to two young writers in need of financial support who exhibit Carlos’s empathy and kindness and who are in pursuit of post-secondary work.

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"It’s never too late to be great and remembered. Because those who are great and remembered never actually die.”

- Carlos Segovia

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