6 students get scholarships
and IBM laptop computers
Six local students received scholarships and IBM laptop computers through the Pride Entrepreneur Education Program, also known as PEEP.
The honorees are Leland Baptist of Waddell High School, Isavier Guyton of North Mecklenburg High School, Monica Johnson of West Charlotte High School, Kaylan Frazier of Harding University High School, Jerrod Sherrill of Charlotte's Performance Learning Center and Kyle Sullivan of Central Piedmont Community College. Karen Sullivan
Vilma Leake, candidate for Mecklenburg County commissioner, spoke to the Freedom Drive Development Association on Wednesday.
The former educator has been a member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board since 1997. Leake will face Republican Tim McLeod in the November general election. Karen Sullivan