2023 Winner: Neha Yalamanchi

Neha was born and raised in Staten Island, New York, and is currently a senior at Susan E Wagner High School. Throughout her high school career, she has collaborated with numerous community organizations, focusing on developing equitable healthcare solutions for her community. She has led initiatives to improve social service support for young women across NYC. Driven by a passion for addressing healthcare disparities and communicating the issues faced by members of her community, Neha plans to major in neuroscience and journalism. Her ultimate goal is to strengthen her dedication to community health by pursuing a career as a physician.

Reaction Statement: I am sincerely so excited and grateful to be the recipient of the 2023 Marcus & Mack Caring Community Scholarship. It is an immense honor to be recognized for making a positive impact on my community by a firm whose commitment to enhancing community well-being is so strong. With the support of this scholarship, I am on my way to achieving my academic goals. I am hopeful that, with my degree, I will make a difference for others in a way as meaningful as the Marcus & Mack Caring Community Scholarship has for me. Thank you so much!

2022 Winner: Kylie La

Attorney Robert Marcus, from the Law Firm of Marcus & Mack, delivers a two-thousand-dollar check to the 2022 Caring Community Scholarship Winner, Kylie La.

Miss La was involved with numerous organizations throughout her high school career that focused on protecting our environment and marine life.  She has decided to attend college as a Marine Biology major with the goal of becoming a wildlife veterinarian.

Marcus & Mack, a law firm representing injured victims of accidents, annually offers this Caring Community Scholarship.

Reaction Statement: “I’m so incredibly excited to have been chosen as the recipient of this scholarship! Being able to pursue a college education is one of the greatest opportunities and privileges to have. I’m extremely grateful that I get the chance to aspire towards my degree and career goals now. On behalf of me and my family, I just want to thank the attorneys at Marcus & Mack for giving me this opportunity to continue chasing my dreams.”


2020 Winner: Ameerah Ratcliff

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Ameerah Ratcliff is a junior at Arizona State University, majoring in Business Administration. She has plans to continue her education as a graduate student concentrated in architecture. Her creative problem-solving skills as a designer have inspired an incessant desire to make her community and communities around the world better places.

Reaction statement: “It is an absolute honor to receive this recognition for my work by a firm who genuinely cares about changing lives for the better. The true reward of my volunteer work was helping those in need during this time of crisis, but winning this award is the icing on the cake. Thank you Marcus and Mack, I am ecstatic. This award allows me to continue pursuing my dreams through my education. I am forever grateful.”

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