Talent on display at expo

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg branch of the National Association of University Women recently presented its second talent expo, featuring 20 participants, at a capacity crowd at the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast.

Adriena McNeil, CeeCee McPhatter, Cierra McMillan, Tamara Covington, JaNiya Fuller and Juhiyu’ Williams each offered vocal selections; Nakayla Buxton, Ashley Whitfield, Amya Smith, Sommore Terry, The Quick Brothers and Ny’Asia McQueen offered dance selections; Makayla Miller and Deijah McQueen offered recitations; Jordan McQueen and Tryan Terry performed an instrumental duet; Ariana Smith performed a mime presentation and Chancellor Byrd played a piano solo.

Recognition certificates and trophies were presented to all.

Mistress of ceremonies was program chair Tabatha Burk. Others who made presentations at the event included association member Sheila Swift; parliamentarian Joyce McDow; second vice-president Marie Willis and first vice-president Dorothy Tyson.