Davis, Hunt receive scholarships

Oct. 28, 2013 @ 09:28 AM

The Vance-Warren Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows, Interdenominational, recently awarded scholarships to Whitney Davis and Sherlecia Hunt.

Davis graduated from Southern Vance High School and is currently a freshman at Winston-Salem State University, where she is pursuing a degree in computer science information systems. In high school, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and the National Technical Honor Society. She was secretary of the Student Government, a member of Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students Against Destructive Decisions, and a volunteer at Dabney Elementary School. She is a member of New Life Church, where she is a youth leader and a member of the choir and hospitality committee.

Hunt graduated from Warren County Early College High School and is currently a student at Pitt Community College in Greenville, where she is pursuing a degree in nursing. In high school, She was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and the National Technical Honor Society. She served as secretary of the Student Government, was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students Against Destructive Decisions, and a volunteer at Dabney Elementary School.

She is a member of Ridgeway Missionary Baptist Church, where she serves as a junior trustee, assistant secretary of the Sunday School, an usher and a member of the choir. She is the daughter of Minister Nicole Jones.

The association awards two $150 scholarships every year to young women who are seeking further education from a college or university. Applicants for the scholarships must be residents of Vance or Warren counties, have a 2.8 or higher grade point average, have participated in extra-curricular activities and community service and be an active member of a local church.