Junior Civic league to award scholarships, install officers




The Junior Civic League will present college scholarships to 10 local high school students at its annual scholarship luncheon at 2 p.m. June 6 at Holiday Inn South in Boardman.

Guest speaker for the event will be Arthur Byrd, a graduate of Youngstown State University who worked 21 years as a photojournalist at WFMJ-TV 21. He also is creator of an Internet arts and entertainment newsletter, A Byrd’s Eye View.

The league has awarded over $480,000 in scholarships since its inception on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and personal qualities and strengths.

This year, Cinderella Ball scholarships will be awarded to Donnisha Harris, Miss Cinderella, $2,500; Terika Callier, first attendant, $1,800; and Kymberly Vidale, second attendant, $1,500.

In addition, seven other scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,500 each. They are: Khristienn Bryant, Chaney High School; Nyasia Lewis, Liberty High School; Anissa Rose, Boardman High School; Kaneesha Tensley, Ursuline High School; Sparkle Thomas, Campbell Memorial High School; Rachel Warren, Ursuline High School; and Natalie Wilson, East High School.

The league also will install officers for the 2010-12 term at the event.

Those assuming duties will be Cynthia L. Mason, president; Susan Moorer, vice president; Betty Scott, treasurer; Frances Curd, financial secretary; Sylvia Hudson, recording secretary; Marcella Hodge, corresponding secretary; Pamela Murrell, chaplain; Mary Monroe, historian; Christine Hennings, parliamentarian; and Veronica Crafter-Srinivasan, reporter.

For more information about the Junior Civic League and its mission, visit the JCL website at www.juniorcivicleague.org.

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