Students Receive Scholarships Through Foundation
Cailey Kirk has received the Community Scholarship. Kirk, 21, is a medical laboratory technology student. She currently works at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital as a certified nurse aide and a phlebotomist. The Washington resident attended Northside High School, and she plans to work as a medical laboratory technician.
Katelyn Kornegay has received the Coca Cola Scholarship. Kornegay, 20, is the daughter of Ed and Glenda Kornegay of Vanceboro. She is working on an Associate in Arts, and she plans to transfer to major in creative writing. The Vanceboro resident attended Washington High School.
Cierra Lassiter has received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. Lassiter, 19, is the daughter of Renee Asby and Billy Lassiter. She is working toward an Associate in General Education, and she plans to work in medical sonography. The Washington resident attended Washington High School. She currently works as a veterinary technician at Tar River Animal Hospital.
Kizzy Moore has received the BCCC Foundation Board of Directors Continuing Education Scholarship. Moore is working on her certification to become a registered medical assistant. She is a resident of Washington.
Mallory Phelps has received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. Phelps, 23, is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of Ray and Effie Beddard of Washington and Stephanie and Michael Fore of Chocowinity. She is a mother of two and wife of Lucas Phelps. The Roper resident attended Southside High School, and she plans to work as a nurse after getting her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at East Carolina University. She currently works at Barnes Logging as a secretary and for Beaufort County Schools as a substitute teacher.
Michael Rees has received the Lucille Dibble Scholarship. Rees, 21, is son of Tammy and Mike Rees of Washington. He is working on degrees in business administration and automotive technology, and he plans to own a business. The Washington resident works as an installer with Prominent, Inc. Reese attended Washington High School.
Lauren Taylor has received the Sam Taylor Scholarship. Taylor, 18, is the daughter of Paige and Keith Taylor of Williamston. She is a nursing student who is part of the RIBN program. The Williamston resident attended Riverside High School and plans to work as an operating room nurse or a travel nurse.
Madison Teachey has received the Lane Scholarship. Teachey, 21, is the daughter of Belinda Hague and Raymond Teachey of Hampstead. She is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. The Hampstead resident attended Topsail High School. She is currently working as an anatomy tutor for TRIO Student Support Services at BCCC. She plans to work toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at East Carolina University.
Shantasia Ward has received the Foundation Scholarship. Ward, 21, is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of Patricia Ward of Greenville. The Greenville resident attended James Madison High School, and she plans to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing to become a midwife. She currently works for Vidant Medical Center as a care partner.
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