The Sampson Community College Foundation Board of Directors met for the annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Ashford Inn.
In addition to the general business of the board, Founation members bid farewell to long-time directors Lorraine Moore and John Clark. According to Foundation executive director Lisa Turlington, “These departing board members will be sorely missed, but we know they will continue to be supportive of the Foundation. The Clark and Moore families have helped played an important role in the success of the Foundation.”
Steve Stefanovich, chairman of the Nominations Committee, welcomed new director Jeff Wall, general manager of Smithfield Farms. The officers of the Foundation are Chuck Spell, president; Lyman Horne, vice president; John Prestage, past president; Merrie McLamb, secretary; Todd Johnson, treasurer. Committee chairs are Pat Green, appropriations; Lyman Horne and Steve Stefanovich, annual giving; Amelia Surratt, EXCEL.
The Foundation Board is directed by Alison Bradshaw, Mary Brown, Dee Bryant, Frank Butler, Brooks Barwick, Hugh Caison, Holden DuBose, Grover Ezell, Henry Faircloth, Annabelle Fetterman, Bill Fulton, Sharon Roberts, Pat Green, Gary Mac Herring, Lyman Horne, Grace Hubbard, Todd Johnson, Sherry Matthews, Merrie McLamb, Jeff Wall, John Prestage, John Sargent, Dickie Smith, Chuck Spell, Lew Starling, Steve Stefanovich, Neal Strickland, Amelia Surratt, and Dr. Paul Viser. Carole Robinson serves on the Foundation Board as SCC trustee liaison and Paul Hutchins as SCC president.
The SCC Foundation exists to foster and promote Sampson Community College by awarding scholarships and grants, hosting cultural events, and supporting programs such as the Student Ambassadors, the Miss SCC Pageant, and the Alumni Association.
Foundation donors truly make a difference in the lives of the SCC students and staff, Turlington stressed.
To make a donation, send a gift to the SCC Foundation, PO Box 318, Clinton, NC 28329.