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.

Zachary Curtis

Zachary Curtis will attend North Carolina State University thanks in part to the CASL Scholarship Fund in Memory of Lane Meyer. Read more

Storm Davis

Storm Davis is a graduate of D.H. Conley High School attending East Carolina University, thanks in part to the Wilkerson Kiwanis Scholarship. Read more

Joseph Richardson

Joseph Richardson is the first person in his family to attend college thanks in part to the Elizabeth City Jaycees Scholarship. Read more

Macy Brinson

Macy Brinson is a graduate of Croatan High School and student at Meredith College thanks in part to the Carteret County Retired School Personnel Scholarship. Read more

Patrick Lloyd

Patrick Lloyd is a graduate of New Bern High School who will study at North Carolina State University thanks in part to the New Bern Breakfast Rotary Todd Denson Memorial Scholarship.  Read more

Laura Wilder

Laura Wilder is a graduate of Enloe High School in Raleigh who will study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, thanks in part to the George A. Kahdy Scholarship.  Read more

Logan Odom

Logan Odom is a graduate of Robbinsville High School and will attend Western Carolina University in the fall thanks, in part, to the Laura Phillips Memorial Scholarship. Read more

LesLeigh Tabor

LesLeigh Tabor is a graduate of Franklin High School and a Western Carolina University student thanks, in part, to the Brandon Stiwinter Memorial Scholarship. Read more

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

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