The Award Recognizes the Outstanding Service Commitment of a Stamford College Student

Person to Person (P2P) proudly announces Martine Prevot, a senior at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, as the distinguished recipient of this year’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. Awarded to college seniors who exemplify exceptional dedication to community service, social justice, and leadership, embodying the principles championed by Rev. Dr. King, the scholarship recognizes outstanding individuals committed to making a positive impact.

Martine Prevot, majoring in Communications with a minor in Women and Gender Studies, has demonstrated her commitment to service through her active involvement with Person to Person as well as Stamford Public Education Foundation and First Haitian Free Methodist Church of Stamford. During her undergraduate studies at the University of Connecticut, Martine played a pivotal role as Public Relations Chair of the National Council of Negro Women., successfully organizing a winter clothing drive for the Hartford community.

“I’m truly honored to receive the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship from Person to Person. As I graduate this spring and pursue a career in public relations, I’m committed to playing an active role in my community,” said Martine Prevot. “This scholarship not only supports my academic journey but also fuels my passion for making a positive impact. Thank you, Person to Person, for investing in my education and empowering my future endeavors.”

The P2P Rev. Dr. King Scholarship is part of P2P’s broader Scholarship Program, established in 1968, dedicated to providing financial assistance to college students with economic need, many of whom are the first in their family to pursue higher education. This scholarship, generously funded by Allison Gagliardi, owner of Troy Insurance and P2P Board Member, will be presented to Martine Prevot during the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Yerwood Center in Stamford, CT on Monday, January 15, 2024.

“Our Scholarship Committee, including the team led by Mrs. Josephine Anderson, is thrilled to recognize Martine Prevot’s outstanding achievements and commitment to community service. Martine’s dedication to making a positive impact on the community aligns perfectly with the values of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship,” said P2P CEO Nancy Coughlin. “Her academic accomplishments and passion for service make her an exceptional recipient of this prestigious award. We congratulate Martine and look forward to witnessing the positive influence she continues to have on the community.  We are honored to participate in Stamford’s Dr. King Celebration and march.”