Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is pleased to announce that Taria Dearbone is the 2018 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Recipient. Dearbone is an outsanding alumna of UREC’s youth development program and 2018 graduate of Baton Rouge Magnet High School. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in psychology at Southern University full-time.
“In the future, I want to work with counseling departments at schools and identify solutions to mental health. Today, I am one step closer to achieving these goals with the support of the Ronnie Edwards Scholarship,” Dearbone said.
The Ronnie Edwards Scholarship honors the legacy and contributions of UREC founder Ronnie Edwards. Mrs. Edwards founded UREC in 1992, pioneered our youth development initiatives, and championed education, while advancing the organization’s purpose of “Building Today’s Communities for Tomorrow.” UREC is honored to present this scholarship in her memory.