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Advisors to the Pineland College-Edwards Military Institute Scholarship Endowment recently announced the award of six scholarships to Sampson County students.


The Pineland College-Edwards Military Institute Scholarship Endowment was established by alumni to honor high school seniors in Sampson County who are interested in pursuing higher education at an accredited college or community college. Applicants must demonstrate character, financial need, service to the community, and scholarship. The North Carolina Community Foundation administers the scholarship endowment.


This year scholarships were awarded to:


Emily Harrison, Hobbton High School. She plans to attend UNC Chapel Hill.


Tara McCullen, Hobbton High School. She plans to attend Campbell University.


Emily Rogers, Hobbton High School. She plans to attend Sampson Community College.


Miranda Rose, Hobbton High School. She plans to attend Appalachian State University.


Ross Strickland, Lakewood High School. He plans to attend Roanoke College.


Samiara Waters, Union High School. She plans to attend North Carolina Central University.


For information on Pineland College-Edwards Military Institute Scholarship Endowment, contact Patricia Lawler at plawler@nccommunityfoundation.org or 910-509-7256.


The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made $89 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $191 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.


For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org and Facebook or follow on Twitter @NCCF.


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