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The Paymus Nutt Onward & Forward Scholarship was founded in 2018 by Third-Great-Granddaughter Twyla Newton and other descendants.  In 1867, Paymus Nutt became the Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church where he served for twelve years while the church helped support Levi Ball to attend Howard University, earn a degree in theology and succeed Paymus Nutt as pastor. The Onward & Forward Scholarship honors Paymus Nutt's commitment to the importance of education. Scholarship recipients are selected through the Northern Neck Baptist Association which Paymus Nutt founded nearly 150 years ago and served as the first moderator of. 
2018 Recipient
Giovanni Davenport - Hampton University
2019 Recipient  
Quentin Thomas - Old Dominion University
For more information about donating or applying to the scholarship contact Twyla Newton at 
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