Gill graduates with honors


DURHAM — Bladen County native Precious Gill recently graduated with honors from North Carolina Central University with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice.

Gill has also been accepted into the masters program at N.C. Central University starting Jan. 8 with a full scholarship.

“Precious is the first Bladen County student to have received her bachelor’s degree in two years,” her mother Linda said. “She’s made her parents very proud.”

Gill, a resident of Elizabethtown, graduated from East Bladen High in 2015.