According to the Southwest Association of Forensic Scientists, Mr. Powell was selected from many qualified applicants across the country. stated, “We decided your desire, to fulfill a need of educated and skilled forensic scientists in Jamaica, [was] deserving of SWAFS’s support,” said Christina Coucke-Garza, the Floyd E. McDonald Scholarship Chairperson. “Your accomplishments and outstanding recommendations are truly impressive.”
The Floyd E. McDonald Scholarship was created to ease the financial burden of the awardee. The committee will announce Mr. Powell as the scholarship recipient at its annual board meeting, Monday, Oct. 19 and at the SWAFS business luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 21.