Dems tout college scholarships

Staff report

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Democratic Women met Monday at the Richmond County Judicial Center in Rockingham to elect new officers and discuss ongoing events.

President Mary Swann talked to members about the scholarships started two years ago named in her honor. These scholarships will be available to two seniors that will be attending a four-year college. Each applicant will need to write an essay about their plans to attend college and their goals. Grade point average of 3.9 will also be part of the criteria. The recipient will be announced at the May meeting. The scholarship committee is chaired by Priscilla Sanders, Mary Swann,and Pam Dillman.

Submitted photo President Mary Swann , First Vice President  Yvonne F. McGraw, Second Vice President Avis Johnson, Third Vice President Linda Douglas (not pictured) Secretary Denise McGhee, and Treasurer Ramona Burns were sworn in by Clerk of Superior Court Vickie Daniel.

Submitted photo
President Mary Swann , First Vice President
Yvonne F. McGraw, Second Vice President Avis
Johnson, Third Vice President Linda Douglas (not
pictured) Secretary Denise McGhee, and Treasurer
Ramona Burns were sworn in by Clerk of Superior Court Vickie Daniel.

The Richmond County Democratic Convention is scheduled for April 18 at the Richmond County Judicial Center. The district convention will be in May.

Swann closed meeting with a prayer. The next scheduled meeting of the Richmond County Democrat Woman is 6 p.m. on April 27.

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