Samantha Julane Russell awarded Suffolk Woman’s Club Scholarship

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 18, 2003

The Suffolk Woman’s Club, a member of the GFWC – Virginia, has presented its 2003 scholarship to Nansemond-Suffolk Academy graduate Samantha Julane Russell.

She is planning to continue her education at the University of Georgia with a possible major in pre-medicine/pre-veterinary.

Russell was a member of the National Honor Society. She was active and received a National Latin Award (cum laude), National Spanish Award and had art and poetry published in the school’s library magazine.

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In grades 8-12 she participated in field hockey and software.

She is a member of Main Street UNIC and is involved with the Youth Fellowship.

She was a volunteer at a nursing home, a veterinary clinic and a thrift store.

She was a team leader and sponsor in the National Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Suffolk.

She is the daughter of James F. Russell, and the late Julane Speer Russell.

– Submitted by Anne B. Roundtree