W-S Zeta branch gives scholarships at luncheon

W-S Zeta branch gives scholarships at luncheon
July 07
04:30 2016


The Winston-Salem branch of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., the Rho Zeta Chapter, recently held its annual Pearl Anna Neal Scholarship Luncheon at South Fork Church of Christ Family Center, 205 Keating Drive in Winston-Salem.  About 125 attended.

The theme of the luncheon was: “Fashion and Family, a Spring Extravaganza.”

Shirley Cloud served as Mistress of Ceremonies.

The scholarship recipients, presented by Michelle Caldwell were:  Princess Poe-Smith, daughter of Alisa Poe; and Sykanzo Evans, daughter of Betsie Tolliver Evans.  Poe-Smith graduated from North Forsyth High School with a GPA of 3.33 and plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is an active member of New Bethel Baptist Church. Evans is a graduate of Carver High School with a GPA of 3.4 and aspires to attend Alabama A&M University on a track scholarship.  She is a member of St. Stephen Baptist Church.

A modeling of children’s clothing, ages 18 months through 11 years, and adults clothing preceded the awarding of scholarships.

The adult modeling categories were: Sunday attire, African attire, Business/Business Casual attire, Leisure/Active wear, Date Night and Evening wear.

Those modeling in the category for children were: Alayna Griffin, MaKyrah Moore, Dymond Vinson, Makayla Griffin, Ava Reeves, Eden Hill,  Khloe Robinson and Darrion Marshall Jr.

The adult models were: Sylvia Caldwell Roberta Parson, Isadora Springs, Victoria Roseboro, Delores Turner, Donyea Hairston, Whitney Johnson, D’Netta Breland, Chloe Christian, Margarett Hill, Sean Hawkins, Saquana Terry, Christopher Terry, Michelle Caldwell and David West.

The Silent Auction, conducted by Mildred Griffin and Chloe Christian, was on-going at intervals throughout the program.

Leeanna Lee offered the opening prayer.

Nia Franklin, an honor student pursuing a Master’s degree in “Music composition” at the North Carolina School of the Arts, served as vocalist for the after-noon.  Franklin is the reign-ing Miss Capital City and was a contestant for the Miss North Carolina pageant.  Her selections were “Summertime “and “He Looked Beyond My Fault and Saw My Need.”

Special thanks were given to Deborah Roseboro, chapter presi-dent; David West, music technician; Verisia West, printer; Jo Morris, caterer; Johnny Wilson, photographer; Marian Hairston, program adviser; Delores Turner, program chairperson and her committee: Chloe Christian, Gloria Fraizer, Zsaquia Green, Curley Sellers, Saquanna Terry and Verisia West.

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