Applications sought for Shipman Memorial Scholarships

BLADENBORO — memorial scholarship applications in memory of William “Dewey” Shipman Sr. and Zenah Mae Clarida Shipman are available by calling 910-874-1516 for Bladen and Columbus counties.

Applicants must be a high-school graduate from the Class of 2017 with at least a 2.5 GPA and include a letter of acceptance from the college they will attend (four-year post-secondary college), a recent photo, class rank, official high-school transcript with seal after graduation and a letter of recommendation (not from a family member).

Application packets must be received by Friday, July 21.

Mail application packets to: St. James AME Zion Church, 16297 Twisted Hickory Road, Bladenboro, N.C. 28320.

Awards will be made during the annual fundraising event on Saturday, Nov. 25.

For information, call Willa Dean Shipman Williams at 910-874-1516.