Tickets On Sale For Think Smart Gala

Think Smart Outreach Center Inc., a nonprofit youth organization based in Harnett County, is gearing up for its seventh annual Scholarship Gala event at 6 p.m. June 24 at the Dunn Shrine Center, 211 N. Clinton Ave., Dunn.

This event is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds will provide scholarships to participating high school seniors who are active members in the organization’s Pre-Collegiate program.

For the third year, the event will not only recognize and provide scholarships to well-deserving high school seniors but will also recognize 40 outstanding community leaders younger than the age of 40 who are dynamic professionals that have reached unbelievable heights early in their careers and/or have an extensive record of community service by donating their talent, time or donations.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased in person at Think Smart No. 2 in Angier by phone at (910) 814-8762 or online at www.smokehousemultimedia. com/smoketix.

This year’s scholarship recipients will be Jazmine Allen (Harnett Central High School), Arissa McDougald (Harnett Central High School), Cory McLean (Harnett Central High School), Vanessa Stacker (Triton High School) and Terek Williams (Holly Springs High School).

This year’s 40 Under 40 Recipients will be Samantha Bell, Roshaunda Breeden, Melissa Rose-Cooke, Amanda Cornett, Scott Daniels, Latifha Davis, Contessa Daye, Demetrius Dowdy, Myisha Eason, Russell Galvan, Hope Tyndall-Gower, Roy Harris, Shannon Hill, Krystal Hollins, Scott Jackson, Damien Johnson, Susan Johnson, Vincent King, Sharon Ledbetter, Jacquil Leathers, Lee Marsh, Teddy Mason, Dalisa McAllister, Jaquana McNeil, Felicia Myers, Lakisha Pipkin, Fran Rios, Jetoya Robinson, Tawanda Robinson, Tamika Sheats, Kensey Jones-Simon, Samantha Alonzo-Simon, Anthony Staton, Mark Swinnie, Kasie Thomas, Theresa Thompson, Dena Vann, Ebony Walker, Sparkle White and Gregory Wilson.

For more information or to obtain sponsorship details, contact the Think Smart office at (910) 8148762 or visit



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