John R. Fulton III of Charlotte, a sophomore at UNCG, received first place in the Southeastern regional of the Leontyne Price Vocal Arts Competition. The regional competition was held this spring in Nashville.
The competition is sponsored by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Fulton was sponsored by the Greensboro chapter of the organization.In August, he will represent the Southeast District at the national competition in New York City. The winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
Fulton is the son of John R. Fulton Jr. and Priscilla E. Bridges.