Sorority awards nearly $13,000 in scholarships

The Rho Rho Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., awarded nearly $13,000 in college scholarships to high school students. Scholarship monies were raised through the chapter's recent 16th annual Pink Ice Educational Ball held in April. Scholarship awards ranged from $500 to $1,500 for Tri-City area high school students. An award reception was held May 13 at Spencer High School. Recipients are, front row, from left, Kendra Moore, Columbus; Ryanne Cotterell, Columbus; Julia Clark, Harris County; Kahlia Lawrence, Kendrick; Moriah Epps, Kendrick; Destini Johnson, Northside; and Aliyah Riley, Central. Back row, Jelani McGlan, Northside; James Jones, III, G.W. Carver: and Joshua Bowman, Central. Not pictured: David Parham, Northside and Alexis Rutledge, G.W. Carver.