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AKA's PROC Foundation to present 5 young men

11/8/2019, 6 a.m.
Five young men from area high schools will be presented at the 25th Annual PROC Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 16, ...

Five young men from area high schools will be presented at the 25th Annual PROC Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

The young men all were recommended by a community representative and by a teacher or school administrator to participate in the eight-month program that included educational, cultural and social experiences.

The program is sponsored by the Professionals Reaching Out to the Community Foundation, the fundraising arm of the Pi Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Participants have an opportunity to earn scholarships and book awards for college.

The program culminates with the black-tie event at the convention center during which the young men will be presented.

The theme: “Beautillion 2019: The Quintessence of Manhood.”

This year’s participants:

Nehemiah Sirr Bartley, a senior at Glen Allen High School, son of Mr. Ronald Bartley Jr. and Ms. April Bartley. His escort is Kiayla S. Lynn.

Andrew Myles Duhart, a junior at Trinity Episcopal School, son of Dr. H. Bobby Duhart and Ms. Verna Bradby-Duhart. His escort is Cameron D. Atkins.

Ronald “Michael” Gilchrist III, a senior at Manchester High School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Gilchrist Jr. His escort is Majesty R. Williams.

Juleon Neal Pointer, a senior at Matoaca High School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Pointer Sr. His escort is Simone Watson.

Brandon Michael Vaughan, a senior at Clover Hill High School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. Vaughan. His escort is Morgan R. Farrar.

The application deadline for next year’s Beautillion is March 31.

For information and application details, contact Brenda J. Foster at beautillion@ procfoundation.org or (804) 740-6162.

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