Tokens of Love Scholarship: Area high school students receive financial aid

Jun. 29, 2013 @ 04:43 PM

This year, Tokens of Love Scholarship Awards were given to seven local college-bound students.

The recipients from Southern Vance High School were as follows:
• Samantha Patrick will attend Vance-Granville Community College this fall to study nursing. She is the daughter of Mike and Melissa Patrick.
• Jonathan Sanders plans to attend the University of North Carolina-Charlotte this fall to study aerospace engineering. He is the son of Robin and Terry Sanders.
• Jametrice Glover is the daughter of Theresa F. Watson and James Glover, and this year’s Homecoming Queen. She will enter North Carolina A&T State University this fall to study criminal justice.
• Harley Owen is the daughter of Steve Owen. This fall, she will enter the nursing program at Vance-Granville Community College.

Graduating seniors from Northern Vance High School who were recipients of the scholarship were:
• Tyreka Evans is the daughter of Taylor and Cassandra Evans. An honor student, she will enter North Carolina A&T State University this fall to study education.
• Gabriella Mathews is the daughter of William and Mariella Mathews. She will attend Wake Technical Community College this fall to study Criminal Justice.
• Travon Scott is an honor student who will enter Methodist University this fall to earn a bachelor of arts in social work.

First presented in 2004, the goal of this award is to give a financial boost to Vance County High School college-bound graduates who plan to further their education in a community college. The award is a component of the Tokens of Love Program, which is sponsored by Marion B. Perry.