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The Rev. Mignonne E.M. Snipes Memorial Leadership Scholarship was established in honor of Mignonne E.M. Snipes, BS, MDiv, a 1986 graduate of Dover High School who displayed exceptional school spirit and leadership. 

Working with students her entire life

Mignonne E.M. Snipes was the loving daughter of the Rev. Johnnie Snipes, III, and the Rev. Dr. Gloria M. Snipes. Mignonne was a 1986 graduate of Dover High School. While at Dover High School, Mignonne was a member of the chorus, JROTC, and Student Council. Mignonne also worked throughout her community. Mignonne was a very proud graduate of Tuskegee University, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Pre-law. While at Tuskegee, Mignonne served as president of the University Choir, president of the Pre-Law Society; vice-president of the Coalition of 100 Black Women; Co-Founder of the First Collegiate Chapter of National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW Tuskegee University College Division). Mignonne was also a member of the Student Government Association, Student Judicial Advisor and Chief of Staff.


Rev. Mignonne received her Master of Divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary. Mignonne received a Certificate in Church Administration from Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Ga. Mignonne also served as a Professor of Religious Studies at Livingstone College.

Mignonne E.M. Snipes
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