The 7th annual Shyne Awards honor youth

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VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE The Young Adult Group Award

 

 

The 7th annual Shyne Awards was held Aug.  3,  at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. It included a Red Carpet event  for all youth achievers and an awards ceremony,  in which youth were honored for their outstanding achievements as well as adults with outstanding youth programs. Hosea Chanchez from BET’s hit television show “The Game” was the emcee. Orlana and Darnell Drewery were the creators and organizers of the Shyne Awards.

 

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ORLANA DARKINS DREWERY Co-Founder speaks to the audience

 

 

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DARNELL DREWERY Co-Founder

 

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HOSEA CHANCHEZ Emcee  (Photos by J. L. Martello)

 

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DAVID BERKLEY JR. Community Service Award

 

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Bernard H. Jones Entrepreneurship Award

 

 

 

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MARCE NIXON Essay Winner

 

 

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BRYANT HARPER JR. Winner for Academics

 

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TAHJONAI GAMBLE  Service in Ministry Award

 

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HALIE SMITH Overcoming Obstacles Award

 

 

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MARCIA STURDIVANT  Gwendolyn J. Elliott Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

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VALERIE DIXON  The Movement Award

 

 

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3TG MUSIC GROUP—Winners of the Arts Award were 3TG (Three Talented Girlz) music group members Bryce Ari Chisom, Summer Love Helvy and Amani Chism.

 

 

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