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Incentive Program for Scholarship Donors
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2018 SCHOLARSHIP BENEFACTORS
BUSINESS PARTNERS AND ORGANIZATIONS
NC Electric Membership Cooperatives
Wells Fargo Foundation
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Victoria Baskett Patient Safety Foundation
PLC Wealth Management
Allen Bros. Outdoors
Time Investment Corporation Citgo
Four County EMC Smithfield
Styled by Nina J
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
Janet Ward Black
Karen Bloomquist Elson
C. Wayne Hicks
Kim Best Laverick
Mike and Debra Golden
Jeanne Swanner Robertson
Julie Caudle Fields
PATRON’S CIRCLE UP TO $5OO
Dana Reason and Vikki Earp
Connie Dorn Rist
Saralyn Corbett Gillikin
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.