Northeast High School student wins more than $10K in essay competition

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Northeast High School announced Travion Solomon as the winner of the “Eastside Out Loud Scholarship” essay competition.

Members of the Griffith Family Foundation awarded Travion with a scholarship for $10,000 with an additional $2,000 from the New York Life Central Georgia General Office.

In November 2018, students were asked to share stories from their communities which highlighted assets and offered solutions to the challenges.

The essay competition was a way for students to honor and highlight the voices of the youth.