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Essayist wins NAACP scholarship
NAACP essay winner
Marcus Barrett holds up the plaque he received from NAACP officials for winning the 2009 essay contest. With him are Alisia Jackson-Chaney, and LC NAACP President Elder Liston Singletary III. - photo by Photo provided.
Essay winners

• Marcus Barrett, Bradwell Institute (1st place)
• Leah Hayes, Snelson Golden Middle School (2nd place)
• Darrius Adams, Lewis Frasier Middle School (3rd Place)
• Runner-ups: Johnny Evans, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Deiondre Harris, Lewis Frasier Middle School

The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.
The program focused on education and featured performances by the Dream Choir and Midway Step Team.
Essay contest winners received medals and certificates.
Guest speaker Pat Gunn of Savannah presented a Geechee rendition called “All dat Geechee.”
Other speakers included the Rev. Ann Jackson and Ministers Edward Allen and Anthony Jackson.
Nicole Carter is the NAACP education chair.
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