The Darden High School Class of 1968 is proud to announce the recipients of its $500 academic scholarships for 2022. The awardees are Preston Robert Hamilton, Dillon Draven Stinson and Jarell Martez Stinson.
Hamilton will graduate from Thomas Heyward Academy in Ridgeland, South Carolina, in May, 2022. He is the grandson of DHS Class of 1968 member, Robert Baker. He is the son of Alti and April Hamilton. Preston will attend Limestone University, in Gaffney, South Carolina, this fall.
Dillon will graduate from Cache High School in Lawton, Oklahoma, in May, 2022. He is the grandson of DHS Class of 1968 member David Stinson and the son of Dr. Darryl and Vicki Stinson. Dillon will attend the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma this fall.
Jarell, a member of the Opelika High School Class of 2022, completed his high school requirements in December, 2021, and enrolled as a student at Ole Miss in January, 2022.
He is the grandson of DHS Class of 1968 members Betty Reese and David Stinson. Jarell is the son of Brian and Keisha Stinson. He will continue as a student and member of the Ole Miss football team this fall.
Congratulations to all of the scholarship recipients.
Darden High School Class of 1968 Scholarship Committee Members are Gwendolyn Mitchell, chairperson; Lonnie Cockrell, Eddie Lockhart, Phyllis Peters and Delores Turner. The Class President is Betty Reese.