BHS senior wins GlynnDems scholarship

Damaria Gurley (left) and GlynnDems Chair Julie Jordan.

Student leader Damaria Gurley of Brunswick High School has won the annual Young Democrat Scholarship award given by the Glynn County Democratic Committee.

Gurley, who is a senior with a 3.56 GPA, won the $500 award with her essay about engaging in the political process through two clubs in which she is actively engaged.

Earlier this year she was named the Youth of the Year by the state Boys & Girls Club. She is the first member of Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia to win the top award in Georgia.

She will attend Fort Valley State University in the fall on an academic scholarship.

1st Congressional Democratic Meeting

Join Democrats from the 17 counties that make up the First Congressional District on May 18 from 1-4 p.m.

Teresa Tomlinson, former mayor of Columbus will be the guest speaker.

Screven Community Center, 441 Bill Royal St., Screven, GA 31560

Registration opens at 12:30.

Snacks and drinks available for purchase.

Georgia 1st Congressional Democrats

1st Congressional District: Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Echols, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Ware, and Wayne counties and parts of Effingham, and Lowndes counties