Wednesday, June 29, 2016

2016 Chyna Unique Willis Scholarship Presented To Montana Eichelberger

L to R: Minister Steve Lee, Sister Kenisha Hughes, scholarship recipient
 Montana Eichelberger, Elder James Young, mayor of
Philadelphia, MS (Photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

Montana Eichelberger was presented the Chyna Unique Willis Scholarship, Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Calvary Apostolic Church, Louisville, MS. Chyna Willis passed in 2012 at the young age of 13 years. The theme for the 2016 Scholarship Presentation was “Born to Lead”. Chyna’s mother, Kenisha Hughes presented the scholarship after Minister Steve Lee delivered an inspirational message encouraging students to have a vision. Inspirational musical selections were performed by the Agape Baptist Church’s Praise Singers, Rev. Robert E. Brownlee, Sr., pastor. 


Montana has been accepted at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM). She completed orientation last week with plans to major in Biology with graduate interest in Forensic Science. Montana is the daughter of Paul and Rita Jackson-Eichelberger; granddaughter of Johnny K. Jackson and Betsy Ann Eichelberger.