Hickory – The Hickory National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is excited to announce three recipients of 2021 undergraduate scholarships.Hickory NAACP Announces 2021

Recipient of a $1,000 award, Nauria Mitchel Green lives in Claremont. She attended Challenger Early College High School. Enrolled at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, she plans to major in Entrepreneurial Management. She is the daughter of Mario Anthony Mitchell, deceased, and Nyesha Green.

Hickory High graduates, Jaiden Sipe and Rico Fair, Jr. each received $500 awards. Sipe, enrolled at Mercer University, Macon, Ga., where she plans to major in Nursing. From Hickory, she is the daughter of Vidal and Michelle Sipe.

Fair, also from Hickory, is enrolled at UNC, Charlotte as an engineering major. He is the son of Crystal N. Alcantara.

These awards were presented on Sunday, August 1. Recipients will be recognized at the August Branch meeting on August 8, 2021, at 3:00 pm via Zoom. The link for the meeting has been posted on the Hickory NAACP Facebook page or https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5973338037

Photo: (L to R) Betty Lohr, Scholarship Committee Chair, Jaiden Sipe, Nauria Mitchell, Rico Fair, Jr., (scholarship recipients,) and Samuel E. Hunt, NAACP President.