Hopewell NAACP awards scholarship
by Staff Writer
Hopewell High School senior Essence Drake earned a $700 scholarship from the Hopewell High chapter of the NAACP. Essence, who plans to study culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Tucker, Ga., earned first place in the chapter’s scholarship essay competition. Shambre Tillman, who plans to attend North Carolina Central University in Durham, earned second place and a $200 scholarship.