Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association of Rixevyille held a special recognition at its Annual Session last week for the five local students named 2021 scholarship winners.
Each will receive a $500 award for their higher education pursuits. The winners were:
—Janelle Anderson, of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Locust Grove; will be attending Shenandoah University.
—Donald Brooks II, of Pilgrim Baptist; will be attending Bridgewater College.
—Chantell Newman, of Bethel Baptist Church in Amissville; will be attending Old Dominion University.
—Gabrielle Porter, of Promised Land Baptist Church in Washington, VA; will be attending Norfolk State University.
—Jaylen Stephens, of The MOVE Church in Culpeper; will be attending George Mason University.