The NCCF administered $610,930 in direct scholarships to students last year, so we’re introducing a “Scholar Spotlight” series so you can meet some of the outstanding students who receive scholarship aid from our fund-holders. Scholarship recipients who would like to be featured in our Scholar Spotlight should email brief biographical information and a picture of themselves to Leslie Ann Jackson, program associate for scholarships and grantmaking.

Brittany Rowland

Brittany Rowland is a recipient of the James Albert Wood and Lee “Teddy” Nichols Scholarship. She is currently a freshman at Western Carolina University majoring in health and physical education. Read More

Gentry Sanders

Gentry Sanders from Granite Falls is a recipient of the Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has a unique criterion that requires equestrian involvement. Read More

Holly Perry

Holly Perry is from Macclesfield. Holly is a recipient of the Robert E. Barnhill, Sr. Scholarship and a graduate of SouthWest Edgecombe High School. She is currently attending ECU to study business. Read More

Ebbony Hanson

Ebbony Hanson from Princeville is a recipient of the Mary Rose P. Felton Waddell Scholarship and graduated from Tarboro High School. She is a first-generation college student and attends East Carolina University as a nursing major.  Read More

Rachel Shoemaker

Next in our Scholar Spotlight series is Rachel Shoemaker from Hendersonville. Rachel is a recipient of the Peter S. Slomianyj Scholarship and a graduate of West Henderson High School. She currently attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Read More

Dylan Young

James Dylan Young is a recipient of the Eli and Gertrude Baer Scholarship Endowment for Triton High School. He is currently in his first year at East Carolina University. Read More

India McWhorter

India McWhorter from Stony Point is a recipient of the Bob Gryder Scholarship. India graduated from Alexander Central High School and is now attending Appalachian State University Read More

Tamera McLeod

Meet our next scholarship recipient in our Scholar Spotlight series: Tamera Mcleod from Rocky Point. She is a recipient of the Rotary Club of Burgaw Scholarship Read More

Dustin Hicks

Next in the spotlight for this academic year is Dustin Hicks from Hays, North Carolina. He is a recipient of the Larry and Diane Stone Scholarship. Read More

Haley Riffle

The latest in our Scholar Spotlight series is Hayley Riffle from Bear Grass. Read More

Jayme King

Next in our scholar spotlight is Jayme King, a recipient of the Raleigh Alumnae Delta Scholarship. Read More

Ashton Turbyfill

The latest student to be featured in our scholar spotlight is Ashton Turbyfill, a recipient of the McHan-Freeman-Shuler Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to students from Swain County who are pursuing a teacher certificate or a degree in teaching education. Read More

Spencer Lacy

Our next NCCF scholar spotlight lands on Spencer Lacy, who is a recipient of the Edward S. Dixon Scholarship. Read More

Kristen Young

Our first scholar spotlight of the academic year is Kristen Young from Wilmington. She is a recipient of the Wilmington Civitan Club Scholarship. Read More

Asia Hooper

Asia was homeschooled and is now attending Polk State College in Winter Haven, FL. She wants to be an ultrasound technician. Read More

Leighanne Davis

Leighanne is a recipient of the T. Baxter Williams, Jr. Scholarship and graduated from Currituck County High School. She is a first-generation college student and attends NCSU as a biomedical engineering major. Read More

Krystal Lowery

Krystal is a recipient of the Dr. Riley Jordan Scholarship and a graduate of Hoke County High School. She attends UNC Pembroke. Read More

Summer Stewart

Summer is a recipient of the Dr. Henderson D. Mabe, Jr. Scholarship and a graduate of Harnett Central High School. Read More

Timothy Harrell

Tim is a recipient of the Mary Ferebee Howard scholarship. He graduated from Tarboro High School and is now attending UNC-G. Read More

Brittney Casstevens

Brittney Casstevens from Jonesville is a recipient of the Hubert Lewis Phillips and Pearl Shermer Phillips Scholarship. Read More

Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis from Garner has been a recipient of the Robert Franklin Black Scholarship every year since 2009. Read More

Majesta Young

Majesta Young is a recipient of the Pineland College/Edwards Military Institute Endowment Scholarship. Read More

Cynthia Horne

Going to college has been a lifelong dream for Cynthia, who is a recipient of the William Petty, Jr. Scholarship. Read More

Rene Kronlage

Rene is a South Mills resident and the recipient of two scholarships! Read More

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