Mikayla Watts, a sophomore at Georgia State University, was announced as the winner of a $5,000 scholarship presented by Equifax during the Atlanta Dream’s game against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday afternoon.
Watts was selected as the winner of a contest conducted by Equifax and the Dream, which was awarded to an Atlanta area college student who wrote the best essay on the topic of “Who Empowers You?” Watts’ essay highlighted the importance of self-motivation and empowering oneself.
John Hartman, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Equifax, presented Watts with the $5,000 check on the court during halftime of the Dream’s game.
Based in Atlanta, Equifax is a leading global provider of consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. The company organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. For more information, please visit http://www.equifax.com.