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College bound and attending students receive scholarships

Scholarship winners, seated, Tyler Carpenter, Yorshi Douglas, Breauhna Smith, Yjaharah Lee; and standing, Destiny Bell, Lynisha Jones, Karrie Hargrave and Desirae Deloney, with guest speaker Sonya Roberts-Woods.Four local high school graduates and four college graduates were awarded scholarships totaling $3,000 during the seventh annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet.

The banquet is sponsored annually by the local Black Onyx Club. The theme for this year was “Making a Choice to Be Different or to Be the Best in Order to Succeed.” For  more details from the event, see the June 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.