Louise Graham-Davis Scholarship recipients announced

Six local students have been chosen as recipients of scholarships from the Louise Graham-Davis Scholarship Foundation, each totaling $500 to be used for their college education.

The scholarship fund was established in 1985 by the Graham family and friends to honor the legacy of Louise Graham, who devoted her life to her family, church, friends and community.

The 2018 recipients are …

Scotland High graduates

— Zyeria Leggett, who will be attending Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem with a major in business administration.

— Quinton Covington Jr., who will be attending A&T State University in Greensboro with a major in computer science.

— Mykielreya Harrington, who will be attending A&T State University in Greensboro with a major in sports science.

— Myslasia Pratt, who will be attending Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville with a major in sociology.

— Sekret McLaurin, who will be attending the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a major in nursing.

From the Graham family

— David Gonsalves, a Valley Stream (N.Y.) Central High graduate who will be attending Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., with a major in biology.

Last year the Foundation raised $3,000 and gave 10 percent to Graham-Davis’ church.

The Foundation is made up of President Melvin Graham, Chairman Verona Graham, along with members Margie Malloy and Bernice Patterson.