Shipman Memorial Scholarship applicants sought

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

The applicant must be a high school graduate from the Class of 2018 with at least a 2.5 GPA and include a letter of acceptance from a college (four-year post-secondary college) with 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 20.

Mail applications 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. 24.