Torrey Davis, an individual from the Warren Province Secondary School Class of 2021, was introduced the Mentor Sway Value Commemoration Grant during the school’s athletic honors service on June 15.
The grant was introduced by individuals from the Norlina Secondary School Athletic Panel, which grants a $500 grant yearly to a graduating senior competitor at WCHS, Warren Early School Secondary School or Warren New Tech Secondary School. The grant is assigned for general school needs.
A two-sport competitor, Davis played varsity baseball and varsity young men’s ball during his senior year. He got the Most Improved honor in ball and was perceived as an outfielder/utility part in baseball during the honors service.
Davis intends to go to Vance-Granville Junior college, where he will study carpentry.
“Much obliged to you to every one of my mentors and my folks,” Davis said. “I truly like the grant, which will help me pay for my books and educational cost.”
The Norlina Secondary School Athletic Panel set up the grant in 2016 in memory of Sway Value, who filled in as Norlina Secondary School from 1952-82. A set of experiences and civics educator, he trained football, baseball, and people’s b-ball. Cost was additionally a U.S. Armed force Officer whose assistance in The Second Great War remembered the attack of Normandy for D-Day.
WCHS baseball lead trainer Andy Short portrayed Davis as a cooperative person.
“He is a decent youngster, a diligent employee,” Short said. “He needed to play. The group started things out with Torrey.”
Varsity ball partner mentor VJ Chase concurred.
“He is a stunning young fellow, and he is a delight to mentor and to associate with,” Chase said. “He has the demeanor and character to be fruitful.