NCCF administers 130 active scholarships to students, and we are pleased to continue our “Scholar Spotlight” series so you can meet some of the outstanding students who receive scholarship aid from our fundholders. Scholarship recipients who would like to be featured in our Scholar Spotlight should email brief biographical information and supply a digital photograph (without copyright) of themselves to Louis Duke, marketing and communications specialist.

Sarah Hayes

Sarah Hayes is a Pinetops native and Southwest Edgecombe High School graduate studying at East Carolina University thanks in part to the Mary Ferebee Howard Scholarship. Read more

Chiquasia Morris

Chiquasia Morris is a New Bern High School graduate and University of North Carolina at Greensboro student thanks in part to the New Bern Breakfast Rotary Todd Denson Memorial Scholarship. Read more

Rachel Cabe

Rachel Cabe is a Harnett Central High School graduate and first year North Carolina State University student thanks in part to the Henderson D. Mabe, Jr. Scholarship. Read more

Colton Valentino

Colton Valentino is a Youngsville native and Wakefield High School graduate beginning studies at Savannah College of Art and Design this fall with help from the NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. Read more

Michelle Gonzalez-Marroquin

Michelle Gonzalez-Marroquin is a Smithfield native, Selma High School graduate and first generation college student studying at Johnston Community College with help from the Ernestine J. Williams Scholarship. Read more

Lakota Oxendine

Lakota Oxendine is a Cloudland High School graduate and first generation college student studying at Lincoln Memorial University with the help of the F. H. "Sammy" Ross, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Read more

Mary Ruby Thomas

Mary Ruby Thomas is a Topsail High School graduate studying at Cape Fear Community College with the help of the Joseph Bergin and Elsa Flower Davies Nursing Training Scholarship. Read more

Vanessa Mendoza

Vanessa Mendoza is a Biscoe native and first generation college student at Sandhills Community College with the help of the Raz Autry Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Read more

Daneshia Slade

Daneshia Slade is a second year physical therapy student at East Carolina University with the help of the Katie Dunn Rogers Scholarship. Read more

Kimberly Smith

Kimberly Smith is a Cherokee County native obtaining her MBA at the University of Tennessee with help from the Bill Taylor Scholarship Endowment. Read more

Mitchell Kreisel

Mitchell Kreisel is a Grandy native studying mechanical engineering at East Carolina University with the help of the Moyock Ruritan Club Scholarship Fund. Read more

Legend Lucas

Legend Lucas is a Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School graduate beginning studies at Spelman College with the help of the Katie Dunn Rogers Scholarship. Read more

Sarah Bischoff

Sarah Bischoff is a Newport native studying at the University of North Carolina Wilmington with the help of the Carteret County Retired School Personnel Scholarship Endowment. Read more

Catherine Ziencik

Catherine Ziencik is a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington with the help of the Joseph and Elsa Flower Davies Teacher Training Scholarship. Read more

Ashley Elliott

Ashley Elliott is a Dunn native studying at Campbell University with the help of the DHS Friends' Rebecca Munn Stanfield Memorial Endowment. Read more

Hannah Gooding

Hannah Gooding is a Wilmington native studying communication at Campbell University with the help of the Myrtle Grove Volunteer Fire Department Memorial Scholarship. Read more

Michael McClanahan

Michael McClanahan is a Morehead City native studying at East Carolina University with the help of the NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. Read more

Caleb Fulp

Caleb Fulp is a Cape Carteret native studying construction management at Appalachian State University with the help of the Carteret County Home Builders Association. Read more

Meet Shawn Phillips, our first Scholar Spotlight for 2015

Shawn Phillips is an Asheville native studying genetics at Clemson University with the help of the the John E. Cooper, III Memorial Scholarship.  Read more

Erin Pannell

The last student in our Scholar Spotlight series for academic year 2014-2015 is Erin Pannell from Robbinsville. She is a recipient of the Laura Phillips Memorial Scholarship. She graduated from Robbinsville High School and now attends Tri-County Community College. Read more

Ashley Dixon

The next outstanding recipient in our Scholar Spotlight series is Ashley Dixon from Huntersville. Ashley is a recipient of the NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. She graduated from Lake Norman Charter School and now attends Wingate University. Read more

Kayla McLoughlin

Kayla McLoughlin from Vanceboro is the next recipient profiled in our Scholar Spotlight series. Kayla is a recipient of the New Bern Breakfast Rotary Todd Denson Memorial Scholarship Read more

Kayla Josey

Kayla Josey from Newport, recipient of the Carteret County Retired School Personnel Scholarship, is the next student in our Scholar Spotlight series. Kayla graduated from West Carteret High School and now attends East Carolina University. Kayla is a first-generation college student and is following her passion for music by majoring in music education. She’s excited to be a member of the ECU marching band and to take advantage of everything the School of Music has to offer.   Read more

Kelsey Womack

The next student in our Scholar Spotlight series is Kelsey Womack from Lillington. This is her second year as the recipient of the Dr. Henderson D. Mabe, Jr. Scholarship. She graduated from Cape Fear Christian Academy and now attends Campbell University where she is pursuing a career in nursing. Read more

Trevor Todd

The next student in our Scholar Spotlight series is Trevor Todd from Wilmington. Trevor is a recipient of the Joseph and Elsa Flower Davies Teacher Training Scholarship. He graduated from Topsail High School and now attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he is majoring in elementary education. Read more

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