Lanyce Williams is an 18 year old high school graduate from Arlington High School outside of Memphis, TN. Lanyce will attend the University of Memphis on a full basketball scholarship where she will continue pursuing her career in art. Lanyce served as the President of the Multicultural Club, Vice-President of the National Art Honor Society, Captain of the Varsity Basketball Team, and was crowned Homecoming Queen her senior year.
Lanyce received many awards and accolades for her art this year, including multiple regional and National Scholastic awards, including the Civic Expression Award for her piece, “Felon?”, first place in the West TN Regional Art Contest, first place at the Memphis International Airport Art Contest, and first place in the NAACP ACT-SO art contest. Lanyce will represent her region in Detroit, Michigan for the National ACT-SO Competition this summer.
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