URBANDALE – The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has announced the 2020 recipients of the Allegra Ford Thomas. Dallas Center-Grimes High School graduate, Joseph Flyr, was named a recipient of the Allegra Ford Thomas. This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors with learning disabilities and attention issues.


Recipients are selected based on their academic success, contributions to their school and community, as well as demonstrating leadership skills for others with learning disabilities and attention issues.


The National Center for Learning Disabilities in partnership with the Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarships provide financial support annually to select students with learning disabilities and attention issues.