MONROVIA – Following in the humanitarian footsteps of her late father Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, Cllr. Charlyne M. Brumskine, through The Brumskine Family Foundation, has launched a One Million Liberian Dollars (LD$1,000,000.00) scholarship fund for students in Grand Bassa County.
Cllr. Brumskine, who is the founder and Managing Partner of the CMB Law Group, was recently celebrated for being the valedictorian for the 2022 Supreme Court Bar Examination. The young Counsellor has been described by many as a replica of her late father, following his footsteps in both law and humanitarianism.
“We will also be delving into the Healthcare Sector as well and providing some support to local clinics in the coming months but focusing on education first,” the astute female lawyer stated on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County where she will be contesting as a legislative candidate for District #3. Charlyne Brumskine intoned that education is the greatest gift that anyone or any government can bestow on the citizenry.
After her appearance the local radio station, many of the students rushed to the Counsellor’s local office in Grand Bassa to thank her for such a great initiative.
Expressing her delight for the launch of the scholarship foundation for Grand Bassa students, Cllr. Charlyne M. Brumskine who is popularly known in her hometown Buchanan as “the New Brumskine, said she believes that education is the bedrock of development, stating, as in the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
“My late father was known for two things in this country during his lifetime: one is his support to the cause of education, especially the young people of Grand Bassa County. He was interested in the human capital development of this country, he did it with passion for his country and so this is something we are doing to keep his legacy alive,” she noted, stating that Cllr. Brumskine was one of the major donors of scholarship in Grand Bassa County through the Brumskine Family Foundation which will cover some adults who are mothers and have no other formal education institution.
Cllr Brumsine also indicated that the scholarship would be divided into two segments – LD500K will be for the first semester and the other half for the second semester with bulk going to the University students.
Explaining the importance of education, she asserted that education is key to transformation as well as transformation from darkness to light, adding, nothing is much better than educating other children.
The young lawyer who recently set an outstanding record when she topped the Supreme Court Bar exam, coming out in flying colors that went viral, said she was fortunate to acquire good education from some of the best institutions in the world, including JJ Roberts United Methodist High School in Monrovia but completed her high school education in the United States due to the Liberian civil war.
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