Walkertown High senior receives scholarship from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

Marcus Jeffery Williams receives a scholarship check and award, held by his father, Andrew Williams, from the Delta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. He also received an award from the Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center, held by center supervisor Benjamin H. Piggott, for being a good role model and participant.

Walkertown High senior receives scholarship from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
June 23
00:00 2016

Special to The Chronicle

Marcus Jeffery Williams, a graduating senior at Walkertown High School was selected as the Darryl A. Prince Sr. scholarship recipient for 2016.

On Thursday, June 2, the Delta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., held a scholarship awards presentation and reception in honor of Sigma member Darryl A. Prince Sr. The presentation and reception was held at the Carl H. Russell, Sr. Community Center, 3521 Carver School Road, where Benjamin H. Piggott is the center supervisor.

Marcus Williams is the son of Andrew and Romana Williams and considers’ himself an extremely intelligent hard worker that tries to be the best at everything he does.

Marcus Williams will be graduating in the top 20 percent of his class with a grade point average of 3.9. He was a two-year letterman in basketball, where he was selected to the All Northwest 1-A conference team both years. During his senior season, he was voted team captain and team Most Valuable Player, where he led the team in scoring. He was also a two-year letterman in track and was a NCHSAA State Qualifier on the 4 x 100, 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 meter relay teams.

He will be attending East Carolina University in Greenville and plans to major in Communications. His future aspiration is to become a sports journalist.

Sigma member Darryl A. Prince Sr. was initiated into Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. in 1990. He has served faithfully and fraternally for more than 25 years, upholding the ideals and principles of the fraternity. In 2015, Darryl was inducted into the Distinguish Service Chapter during the Conclave in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Distinguished Service Chapter is the highest honor bestowed on a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1914, to exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship and service.

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