Fells to attend youth summit


William L. Fells III will represent Pine Bluff and the state of Arkansas as an ambassador during the “Take A Stand To Keep A Seat National Youth Mentoring Summit” July 19-21 in Orlando, Fla.

Fells, a junior at Ridgway Christian School, is a member of Interested Citizens for Voter Registration’s Pen or Pencil King Team and served as a page for U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor in Washington, D.C., in June.

Fells is the son of Mr. William L. Fells II and Donita Fells.

“William, is one of the many youngsters in the ICVR Pen or Pencil King Team program, taking a stand to keep a seat in school in Pine Bluff. His participation represents the new generation of Pine Bluff young leaders,” said Rev. Jesse C. Turner, executive director of ICVR.