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The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the fall 2019 semester. beaufort county community college, BCCC, scholarships, fall, november 20, 2019
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BCCC Congratulates Students on Fall 2019 Scholarships

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    The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the fall 2019 semester. Students can register now for spring 2020 classes.


    Morgan Taylor, 18, received the Irwin & Francis Hulbert Scholarship. The Williamston resident is part of the nursing program and part of the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program. Taylor attended Riverside High School. She plans work with Vidant Health as a trauma 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.


    Lori Dixon Toler, 33, received the Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy Medical Scholarship. The Vanceboro resident is part of the medical office administration program. Toler attended Washington High School, and she holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She plans expand her career into a medical office with coding and billing duties. She currently works at Precision Eye Care as a certified ophthalmic assistant. The mother of two is the wife of Macon Toler and the daughter of Donald Dixon of Washington and Kathy Parkhurst of Lawton, Ok.

    Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy Medical Scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing a career in the medical field. Qualifying students will have a 2.5 GPA or greater and must be a resident of Beaufort, Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell or Washington County. Student must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to current or former employees of Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy.


    Amanda Wallace, 25, received the Dr. Gordon Hoffman Criminal Justice and Tri-County scholarships. The Deep Run resident is part of the criminal justice technology program. Wallace attended Northside High School. She plans to continue her education in criminal justice and forensics at East Carolina University. She currently works as a telecommunicator at Lenoir County Emergency Services. She is the daughter of Kimberly Spain and David Wallace.

    Created from the sale of land donated to the Foundation by Dr. Gordon Hoffman, this scholarship is awarded to a law enforcement officer seeking to further his or her education with a degree in criminal justice. Prior to his retirement in 2003, Dr. Hoffman was the Director of BCCC's Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program.

    Established in 1994, scholarships are awarded to adult students returning to college. Recipients must be enrolled in an associate degree program and demonstrate financial need.


    Bradley Waters, 18, received the Coca-Cola Scholarship. The Plymouth resident is working on his Associate in General Education. Waters attended Roch Academy. He plans to continue his education at East Carolina University on his way to a dental school. He is the son of Christie and Ronnie Waters of Plymouth, and he currently works as a cook at Golden Skillet in Plymouth.

    Established in 2010 with a generous gift from the Coca Cola Foundation and Coca Cola Bottling Plant in Washington, NC, this endowment provides a scholarship for a BCCC student with at least a 2.5 GPA and is receiving no other financial aid. Thanks to this donation, the Cocoa Cola Bottling Plant will model good corporate citizenship in perpetuity.


    Brianna Hope Waters, 20, received the State Employees Credit Union Scholarship. The Plymouth resident is working on her Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration. Waters attended Roch Academy. She plans to continue her education at East Carolina University. She is the daughter of Christie and Ronnie Waters of Plymouth, and she currently works as a cashier at Burger King.

    Scholarships are awarded to students who best exemplify the membership philosophy of credit unions, "People Helping People," and have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.Preference will be given to students whose parents or guardians and family members are public sector employees who live and work in North Carolina.Students must have a GPA of 2.5 of higher and be enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program.


    Kyisha Watford, 27, received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. The Ahoskie resident is part of the practical nursing program. Watford attended Bertie High School, and she plans to become a registered nurse. She is the daughter of Monica Watford of Windsor. She currently works at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

    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.


    Kendall Watkins, 19, received the Bill Pruitt/St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the WoodmenLife 623 Washington scholarships. The Beaufort County resident is part of the nursing program and part of the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program. Watkins attended Washington High School, and she plans to continue on to the nurse practitioner program at East Carolina University, with the intent of becoming a travel nurse. She is the daughter of Tyler and Suzanne Watkins. She currently works at Bardot Studio as a receptionist.

    This scholarship is to support a student who is a graduate of Northside High School and ineligible for a Pell Grant. The student must be in good standing with a minimum GPA 2.75. Preference is given to students entering two-year job ready programs that require an Associate Degree in Applied Science or appropriate certificate.

    Established in 2016, Woodmen Life scholarships are awarded to students residing in Beaufort County who demonstrate financial need and strong academic promise. Scholarships are awarded annually for fall and spring semesters.


    Katelyn Wilkins, 19, received the Kiwanis Club of Washington Scholarship. The Plymouth resident is working toward an Associate of Arts. Watkins attended Northside High School, and she plans to get her bachelor's degree in early childhood education and teach, with the intent of becoming a travel nurse. She is the daughter of Richie and Sherri Wilkins of Plymouth.





    For more information, contact Serena Sullivan at serena.sullivan@beaufortccc.edu or 252-940-6326.


  • 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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