BCCC Announces Spring 2021 Scholarship Recipients | Eastern North Carolina Now

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    The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the Spring 2021 semester. Registration is now open for the Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters. Summer classes will include a 8-week classes, as well as two 5-week mini-mesters for students. The 5-week mini-mesters are ideal for students who need to complete certain pre-requisites, for students who are home for the summer from a university or for students who only have a smaller window in which to take classes. Qualifying students can receive financial aid. Classes will be offered in a variety of formats:

  • Synchronous: These are classes that meet using live video between the instructor and class. Students must log in to Blackboard Collaborate at the scheduled days and times in order to participate in the class.
  • Blended: These are classes that are mostly live video meetings on specific days and times but also have some online coursework that can be completed throughout the week.
  • Hybrid: These are classes that are mostly online but have 1–2 class meetings each week using live video on scheduled days and times.
  • Online: These are classes that are 100% online. Students do not have to meet with their instructor at a specific day or time and can complete coursework throughout the week.

    Matthew Best, 18, received the Cypress Landing Scholarship. The Pinetown resident is working toward and Associate in Arts. He is the son of Patrick and Angela Best of Pinetown. Best attended Pungo Christian Academy and plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Biology at East Carolina University.

    The homeowners in Cypress Landing subdivision joined forces in 2017 to create this first-of-its-kind endowment at BCCC. Mrs. Helen Sommerkamp and Mr. Chris Harris lead the effort to organize the campaign. This scholarship is awarded to a BCCC student residing in Beaufort County and who demonstrates need.

    Martesia Campbell, 28, received the Tayloe Memorial Scholarship. The Vanceboro resident is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. She attended West Craven High School, and plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The mother of one is the daughter of Janet Campbell of Vanceboro. She currently works at Vidant Health as a certified nurse aide.

    Mrs. Sam Tim (Tay) Carter, with encouragement from her children Libba, Lou, Clay, and Mary, started the Tayloe Family Endowment in 2003, in memory of her grandfather, Dr. David Thomas Tayloe. The endowment also honors his numerous descendants who have made significant contributions to the medical community of Beaufort County. Scholarships generated by this endowment are awarded to BCCC students enrolled in any medically related program.

    Marlin Collier, 25, received the Thomas Minges Memorial/Pepsi-Cola Scholarship. The Pantego resident is part of the nursing program. Collier attended Southside High School and holds a certification as a Diagnostic Sonographer and a Bachelor of Science. She is the wife of Eric Collier and the daughter of Larry and Delare Edwards of Chocowinity. She plans to earn her Master of Science in Nursing and work in case management. She currently works as a cook at Delicious Memories.

    Two Thomas Minges/Pepsi Cola Scholarships are provided annually to qualified students who are enrolled full time and a resident of a qualifying county. Recipients may also be high school students entering college in the fall semester. Students must exhibit academic achievement with a GPA average of 3.0 or better and special awards, job experiences and community activities are considered for final award.

    Marylou Daniels, 18, received the Frances M. Barnes Memorial Scholarship. The Jamesville resident is part of the nursing program. She is the daughter of Craig and Deborah Daniels of Jamesville. Daniels attended Riverside High School and plans to work in a pediatrics.

    Frances M. Barnes Trust scholarships are awarded to Martin County curriculum and continuing educations attending BCCC who intend to reside and work in Martin County upon course completion. Students must meet respective scholarship guidelines for the curriculum or continuing education program of study, show satisfactory academic progress and demonstrate financial need.

    Madison LeNeave, 21, received the Irvin & Frances Hulbert Scholarship. The Greenville resident is part of the nursing program. LeNeave attended D.H. Conley High School. She is the daughter of Jesse and Andrea LeNeave of Greenville. She plans to work as a pediatric nurse.

    Established in 1991, first to memorialize Harry and Lorraine Alvis - the parents of Frances Hulbert, this endowment was renamed in 2008 by the Hulbert children. Frances Hulbert served on the BCCC Foundation's Board of Directors for many years and her husband Irwin was an Episcopalian minister. The Hulbert scholarships are awarded to nursing students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing. Preference is given to students committed to working with geriatric patients in Beaufort County for a period of one year after graduation.

    Magaly Lugo-Gonzalez, 21, received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. The Washington resident is part of the practical nursing program. Lugo-Gonzalez attended Beaufort County Early College High School and holds an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science. She plans to become a registered nurse after working as a licensed practical nurse.

    Established in 2002 by the family of Myrtle Cutler Jones, this fund provides an annual scholarship to a second year BCCC student in a medical technology program. Jones, a Beaufort County native, recognized the importance of a medical facility in a rural community. She wanted her estate to benefit students in the medical field. Recipients must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

    Macy Radcliffe, 18, received the Beaufort County Crime Stoppers Linley H. Gibbs Jr. Scholarship. The Pinetown resident is part of the criminal justice program. Radcliffe attended Northside High School and holds a Criminal Justice Diploma. She is the daughter of Penelope and Reid Radcliffe. She plans to transfer to East Carolina University to study criminal justice or forensic studies and currently works at Radcliffe Marine as an administrative assistant.

    The Beaufort County Crime Stoppers Linley H. Gibbs, Jr. Scholarship commemorates the memory of founding and long-term member Linley Gibbs by providing a scholarship to excelling individuals that exemplify the same corresponding morals and principals. To honor Mr. Gibbs' legacy, Beaufort County Crime Stoppers provides scholarships to students continuing their success in a law enforcement career.

    Lori Toler, 35, received the Bunyan Ruritan Club Scholarship. The Vanceboro resident is working toward her Associate in Applied Science in Medical Office Administration. She attended Washington High School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. The mother of two is the wife of Macon Toler, daughter of Donald Dixon of Washington and Kathy Parkhurst of Lawton, Oklahoma and plans to expand her career in the medical office field.

    Established in 1991, Bunyan Ruritan Club scholarships are awarded to students residing in BCCC service area who demonstrate financial need and strong academic promise. Scholarships are awarded annually for fall and spring semesters.

  • Attila Nemecz
  • Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
  • Beaufort County Community College
  • 5337 U.S. Highway 264 East
  • Washington, N.C. 27889
  • Ph: 252-940-6387
  • Cell: 252-940-8672
  • attila.nemecz@beaufortccc.edu

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