Rockdale NAACP awards $1,000 scholarships to four high school graduates
Thomas Brantley, president of the Rockdale NAACP (far right), Gladys Brown (next to Brantley), treasurer, Allene Eatman (far left), assistant secretary, pose with scholarship recipients and parents. Photo by Glenn L. Morgan

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Thomas Brantley, president of the Rockdale NAACP (far right), Gladys Brown (next to Brantley), treasurer, Allene Eatman (far left), assistant secretary, pose with scholarship recipients and parents. Photo by Glenn L. Morgan

Four high school graduates from the class of 2018 were each awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Rockdale branch NAACP on June 4. The presentation was held at Antioch Baptist Church.

The scholarship recipients were:

Alexis Berry, a graduate of Salem High School, who plans to attend the University of West Georgia to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner.

David Duncan, a graduate of Rockdale High School, who plans to attend Mercer University to pursue a career as a veterinarian. 

Tredarius Lassiter, a graduate of Heritage High School, who plans to attend Tennessee State University to pursue a career as a pediatrics anesthesiologist.

Zaharia Selman, a graduate of Rockdale Magnet High School, who plans to  attend University of Georgia to pursue a career as a veterinarian.     

The students had to prepare an essay and be in good standing with their schools to receive the scholarships.

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