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Students Receive Scholarships

The following students have received scholarships through the BCCC Foundation. For information about scholarships, contact Serena Sullivan, executive director of the BCCC Foundation, at or 252-940-6326.

Helen Boland of Pantego has received the Foundation Scholarship. Boland, 19, attended Wicket Gate Home School and is working on her Associate in Arts. Daughter of Douglas and April Slager of Pinetown and wife of Samuel Boland, she intends to continue publishing books and attend ECU. Boland is a copy and print associate at Office Depot.

Courteney Bowden of Washington has received the Community Endowment Scholarship and the Robert E. Farish Memorial Scholarship. Bowden, 19, attended the Beaufort County Early College High School and is a criminal justice student. Daughter of Shelia and Christopher Bowden, she plans to work as a crime scene investigator.

Eric Combs of Columbia has received the James Franklin & Hannah Roberson Bagwell Endowment Scholarship. Combs, 35, is a computer information technology student and attended Columbia High School. Son of Annette Combs of Columbia and Eric Sykes of Palmyra, NJ, he plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Zach Cosentino of Washington has received the David C. Lee Scholarship and the Gordon & Ester Malmfeldt Scholarship. Cosentino, 19, is the son of Melanie and Paul Cosentino of Washington. He attended Northside High School and is an agribusiness and construction equipment systems student.

Jose Rodimero Granados Jr. of Washington has received the Thomas E. Minges Memorial/Pepsi-Cola Scholarship. Granados, 33, is a nursing student and attended Barrien Springs High School. Son of Rudy and Mila Granados of South Bend, IN, and husband of Jami Granados, he plans to continue his education in medicine. Granados currently works of the Beaufort County Water Department.

Janie Hoell of Robersonville has received the Lou Tyer Scholarship and the Community Endowment Scholarship. Hoell, 21, is part of the Licensed Practical Nurse program. She attended Bear Grass High School and is the daughter of Sharon and James Hoell. She plans to work at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in labor and delivery. Hoell currently works for Marine Systems Design.

Dylan North of Belhaven has received the BLB Endowment Scholarship. North, 19, attended Northside High School and is a mechanical engineering student. Son of Todd and Michell North of Belhaven, he plans to work locally. North is a work-study student at BCCC.

Tina Pilgreen has received the Robert C. Page Endowment and the Washington Women’s Club Scholarship. Pilgreen, 38, attended Washington High School and is working toward an Associate Degree in Nursing. The daughter of James and Brenda Cahoon, wife of Mike Pilgreen and mother of three, she plans to work at Vidant Beaufort Hospital and pursue a BSN.

JaNeisha Rodgers has received the Tayloe’s Hospital Pharmacy Scholarship. Rodgers, 23, attended Williamston High School and is working toward an Associate Degree in Nursing. Daughter of Gladys Nixon of Williamston, she also holds an Associate in General Education. Rodger plans to work in a cancer ward at a hospital.

Griffin Strong of Williamston has received the FFA Scholarship. Strong, 18, is an electrical engineering student and attended Riverside High School. He plans to work as a general contractor. Strong is the son of Susan Strong of Williamston.

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