During the second week of April, three Wilcox seniors received scholarship and book awards from the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Delta Phi Chapter.
Students who are interested in pursuing the Education field in college, such as becoming a teacher, guidance counselor, social worker, special ed teacher, can complete a onetime scholarship application given to deserving seniors in the area. Mrs. Felicia Williams, a member of the sorority chapter, was excited to learn that Bernie Gil, Valencia McClendon and Jack Rich would be recipeints this year. Bernie Gil and Jack Rich both received a scholarship which range from $500 to $2000 each. Bernie plans to pursue History and Jack plans to pursue Special Education in college next year.
Valencia McClendon received The Virgiree Moore Excellence Book Award, a former member who has passed away, was a revered middle school teacher who also happened to teach Mrs. Williams. The book award requires a student to have a a 4.0 GPA, community service and pursue education in college.