Philadelphia UMC recognizes honor students

Staff report

PHILADELPHIA — Members of Philadelphia United Methodist Church honored half a dozen students who achieved academic honors during the first nine-week semester of the 2014-15 school year.

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NiJulia Flowers, of Richmond Senior High School; Chris Terry, of Rockingham Middle School; Salema Brown, of Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy; Tyson Ingram, of Richmond Early College; Evan Ingram, of Hamlet Middle School; and Riahana Morman, of L.J. Bell Elementary School, were among the students honored.

Church member Curtis Ingram, father to Tyson and Evan, said he’s proud to belong to a church that invests in the community’s youth through their spiritual and educational advancement.

Along with the presentation, the students handled the entire Fifth Sunday Service at the church, Ingram said. In addition to the students, Ingram said special recognition was given to Bishop Patrick Wooten and former Richmond Senior Raider running back Sedarius “Dakwa”— pronounced Dee-quay —Nichols. Nichols is now a member of the N.C. State Wolfpack football team.

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Filed in: Education, Hamlet, Latest Headlines, Religion, Rockingham

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