There are two means to support Miss North Carolina as a Sponsor. Supporting our Scholarship Fund & Supporting our Awards Package.

Scholarship

Incentive Program for Scholarship Donors

For further information on becoming an official scholarship donor,

please contact McNeil Chestnut at mchestnut@nc.rr.com

2018 SCHOLARSHIP BENEFACTORS

BUSINESS PARTNERS AND ORGANIZATIONS

NC Electric Membership Cooperatives

Wells Fargo Foundation

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

National Finance

Victoria Baskett Patient Safety Foundation

PLC Wealth Management

Allen Bros. Outdoors

Time Investment Corporation Citgo

Petroleum

Four County EMC Smithfield

Styled by Nina J

Granville Financial

Ward Black Law

Miss North Carolina Golf Classic

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE $2500 OR MORE

R.E. and Bonnie Everett

C. David and Joan Ward

McNeil and Sandra Chestnut

Wade and Dana Stephenson Dixon

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Charles Pimble

Dan and Sunday Allen

CHANCELLOR’S CIRCLE $1,000 OR MORE

Kelly Fletcher

Janet Ward Black

Karen Bloomquist Elson

C. Wayne Hicks

Janie Barbee

Kim Best Laverick

Bryan Parker

Gary Hurst

Victoria Baskett

David Clegg

Mike and Debra Golden

Phyllis Hicks

Jeanne Swanner Robertson

Sandy Cyphers

Julie Caudle Fields

Jackson Stancil

PATRON’S CIRCLE UP TO $5OO

Dana Reason and Vikki Earp

Elizabeth Williams-Taylor

Connie Dorn Rist

Susan Googe

Trish Dawson

Cora Godwin

Sandra Beck

Saralyn Corbett Gillikin

Dreisa Sherill

Sue Ann Forest

The North Carolina Educational Scholarship Fund, Inc., is a non-profit corporation organized under North Carolina law,is an exempt organization under 5O1(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and holds a charitable solicitation license issued by the North Carolina Secretary of State.

MISS NORTH CAROLINA CLASS OF 2018

BENEFACTOR DESIGNATED SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are available to the Miss North Carolina Class of 2O18 in addition to any other funds earned in the 2O18 competition. They are subject to the 2O18 Scholarship Rules and any terms expressed by the benefactor.

NC ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

Five scholarships at $1,OOO each will be funded by the NC Electric Cooperatives for study in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

KATE PEACOCK TEACHING FELLOW SCHOLARSHIP

A $1000 scholarship will be funded by McNeil and Sandra Chestnut in honor of Kate Peacock, Miss North Carolina 2015, and a teaching Fellow at Meredith College for those who are actively pursuing a degree in education, or are currently teaching in the NC public school.

BETH STOVALL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

A $1000 scholarship will be funded by McNeil and Sandra Chestnut in honor of Beth Stovall, Miss North Carolina 2014, an accomplished vocalist and graduate student in vocal music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for someone who is pursuing a degree in music or received a

degree in music and is actively pursuing a music career.

WARD BLACK WORLD CHANGER SCHOLARSHIP

A $1000 scholarship will be funded by the Ward Black Law firm, founded by Jane Ward Black, Miss North 1980, a prominent attorney and recognized leader in the legal community in honor of someone who has a vision of how to improve the world either through non-profits or business endeavors. The funds may be used to help accomplish this recipient’s vision through continued education.

SMITHFIELD AGRIBUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

A $1,OOO scholarship will be funded by Smithfield, one of North Carolina’s leading agricultural enterprises, in honor of someone from an agricultural background, including parents, or grandparents, who are farmers. The application must show work experience in an agriculture related field, or an agricultural course of study. Preference will be given to a contestant who has a direct link to the swine industry.

JANICE BARBEE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

A $1,OOO academic achievement scholarship will be funded by Janice Barbee, a 42-year veteran high school guidance counselor, in honor of someone who presents a record of academic excellence. The applicant must include high school and college GPA, noting any scholastic awards, research projects, papers or other evidence of academic accomplishments.

VICTORIA BASKETT HEALTHCARE IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP

A $1,OOO healthcare impact scholarship will be funded by Victoria Baskett, a preliminary titleholder and Top Ten contender at Miss North Carolina, through her Patient Safety Foundation, for study in the field of healthcare.

JULIE CAUDLE FIELDS PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

A $1,OOO public service scholarship will be funded by Julie Caudle Fields, retired Director of Urban Planning for the City of Asheville. A Duke University honors graduate, with a law degree and master’s in city planning from UNC, Julie was a Top Ten contender at Miss NC as Miss Thomasville, and 4th Runner-up and Miss Congeniality as Miss Durham. Preference will be given to a contestant with a specific interest in government service.

VICTORIA HUGGINS SPIRIT OF SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

A $1,OOO scholarship will be funded by an anonymous donor in honor of Victoria Huggins, the 8Oth Queen of the Tarheel State. The scholarship recipient must exemplify a joyful spirt of style and service that reflects her commitment to her community and the greater good of the State of North Carolina.

For information on becoming an award donor,

please click here: Become an Award Donor