Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families honors humanitarians

Coalition Winners and Hughey Award Recipient
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Back row, left to right: RCCF Executive Director Michael Hutcheson; 2019 Hughey Award recipient Jeff Beech; and RCCF Board of Directors Chairman Allan Jones. Front row, left to right: John K. Morgan Scholarship honorees Zora Duncan, Cionne Gates, Jazmyn Flakes, Jordan Newton and Faith Shamley. Not pictured: Jaymion Moore.

Six Rockdale County Public Schools seniors and a local humanitarian were honored for their community service accomplishments in Rockdale County at the 9thannual John K. Morgan Scholarship Reception hosted by the Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families (RCCF) on March 21 at the Rockdale Career Academy.

The recipient of the $4,000 John K. Morgan Scholarship was Faith Shamley, a senior at Heritage High School.
Heritage High School senior Jazmyn Flakes was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Rockdale County and the remaining finalists were recipients of $500 scholarships.
The 2019 F. William Hughey Community Service Award was presented to Jeff Beech for two decades of work with nonprofits and most notably in Conyers-Rockdale, Lighthouse Village and Restoration Storehouse.
For more information on the Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families and the organizations it serves, visit

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