Benjamin Cecil received two scholarships recently from the local chapter of the Marion County NAACP. Each scholarship is worth $500. The NAACP Scholarship was presented by Blake and Mary Ann Ohsol (far left and far right). Cecil’s mother Jill Hamilton is pictured with him.
Cecil also received the Verda Calhoun Scholarship, which is named in memory of the former president of the Marion County NAACP. Calhoun’s relatives and friends contributed money to present the scholarship. Marie Mattingly and George Calhoun presented the scholarship to Cecil by on behalf of the family.