Missionary union awards four scholarships
District #3 Missionary Union recently awarded scholarships to Tiarra Mosley, Desha Terry, Precious Clayton and Marquis Broadwater.
Tiarra Mosley graduated from Northern Vance High School with a 4.0 grade point average. She was a member of the National Honor Society, the National Technical Honor Society, the Spanish Club and was the president of the FCCLA.
She is a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ in Henderson.
She attends Lenoir-Rhyne University.
She is the daughter of Thomas and Lisa Mosley.
Desha Terry graduated from Northern Vance High School, where she participated in the National Technical Honor Society and the science club. During her senior year she logged more than 400 hours volunteering at a senior citizens complex.
She is attending Campbell University where she plans to major in pre-med with the goal of coming a radiologist.
She is the daughter of John and Georgia Terry.
Precious Clayton graduated from Brunswick High School in Lawrenceville, Va., where she was a member of the National Art Honor Society and the Future Business Leaders of America and served on the yearbook club. She is a certified nursing assistant and is certified in first aid, CPR and Microsoft.
At her church she serves on the usher board and the Rising Zion committee.
She is attending the Art Institute of Virginia Beach, Va, where she plans to major in graphic design.
She is the daughter of Donnie Jarrett and Margaret Clayton.
Marquis Broadwater graduated from Park View Senior High School in South Hill, Va. in May with a 3.0 GPA. He was a member of the National BETA Club, Future Business Leaders of America and the National Society of High School Scholars. He was a Mecklenburg Air Force ROJTC cadet, Saint Paul upward bound scholar and is a Who’s Who alumni.
He is a member of Roanoke Chapel United Church of Christ in Boydton, Va.
He is the son of Nakeisha Bagley and Baron Broadwater of Virginia.
He is attending Averett University in Danville, Va., where he plans to major in computer engineering.
Churches that represent the union are Antioch United Church of Christ, Townsville; Burchetts Chapel United Church of Christ, Manson; Elams Chapel United Church of Christ, Littleton; Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Palmer Spring, Va.; Lewis Chapel United Church of Christ, Oxford; and Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, Henderson.
Larry Downey is president of the union. Barbara Richardson is vice president. Evangelist Shirley Williams serves as secretary. Dorothy Hill serves as treasurer.