MARTINSVILLE, VA – 28 local students were awarded scholarships by the ladies in pink recently.
The Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County gave area high school graduates and college students each a $1,000 scholarship during a drive-thru ceremony hosted outside their warehouse.
The League, established in 1931, says it strives to promote growth and development of children throughout Martinsville and Henry County through education and health programs.
The recipients were as follows:
Melissa Anderson, daughter of Mark Anderson and Lisa Honaker, will attend Virginia Commonwealth University
Savannah Brown, daughter of Jeffrey and Renee Brown, will attend Roanoke College
Delaney Burris, daughter of Jamie and Becky Burris, will attend Radford University
Hailey Chitwood, daughter of John and Kim Chitwood, will attend Ferrum College
Kennedy Coleman, daughter of William Coleman and Tracie Lawson, will attend George Mason University
Sydney Compton, daughter of Denise Compton and Chris Compton, will attend the University of Virginia.
Julianna Cox, daughter of Angela Vessella and Jason Cox, will attend the College of William and Mary
Gabriel Divers, son of Scott and Lynn Divers, will attend Patrick and Henry Community College
Madison Ferguson, daughter of Brad and Sue Ella Ferguson, will attend George Mason University
Ashton Gravely, son of Kenya Gravely, will attend George Mason University
Brittanie Hairston, daughter of Brian and Tiffanie Hairston, will attend Virginia Tech
Lara Hall, daughter of Nathan Hall and Tambrey Fedorko, will attend James Madison University
McKenzie Hauser, daughter of John Hauser and Allison Craig, will attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Lauren Hruza, daughter of Eric Hruza, will attend the University of Virginia
Elyssa Kancherla, daughter of Rachel Kancherla and Raimondi Cummings, will attend the College of William and Mary
Hannah Mitchell, daughter of Jay and Delta Mitchell, will attend Emory & Henry College
Nathan Morrison, son of Daniel and Tracy Morrison, will attend Liberty University
Anna Osenkowsky, daughter of James Osenkowsky and Kristin Ballard, will attend Christopher Newport University
Lyric Parker, daughter of Erica Becker, will attend Hampton University
Aniya Penn, daughter of Lewis Penn and Tiffeny Hairston, will attend Old Dominion University
Claudia Phillips, daughter of Johnathan and Kimberly Phillips, will attend Patrick & Henry Community College
Zariah Scales, daughter of Stephanie and Brian Brinegar, will attend the University of Virginia at Wise
Celia Shively, daughter of Tracey Shively, will attend the University of Mary Washington
Jameson Smith, son of Tommy and Allison Smith, will attend Hampden Sydney College
Sidney Tran, daughter of Hoang and Minh Tran, will attend Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Walker, son of Michael Walker, will attend Virginia Tech
Gabriella Wall, daughter of Janie Wall, will attend Old Dominion University
Sydney Witcher, daughter of Tony and Jessica Witcher, will attend James Madison University