(Gianina Thompson, University Relations,) Hampton, Va.– Hampton University freshman, Chental-Song Bembry, attended the 2015 BET Honors Award Show in the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., and was recognized as an “Early Riser” for her accomplishments and community service as a young author. Bembry is the author of the book series, “The Honey Bunch Kids.”

The BET Honors Award Show will air on Monday, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. EST and will show Bembry being recognized by SAG-award winning actress Aunjanue Ellis, star of the new BET miniseries The Book of Negroes, after Kanye West accepts the Visionary Award.

Bembry, a broadcast journalism major and leadership studies minor from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, described the experience as “simply a blessing from God.”

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