Nine students in a three by three collage.
(top,l-r) Sara Nicholson, Brianna Waters and Stephanie Keel. (middle, l-r) Nudgie Williams, Alyssa Manning and Darian Stoica. (bottom, l-r) Michelle Ashe, Brooke Butler and Cameron Whitehead.

BCCC Foundation Awards Spring Scholarships

The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following recipients of scholarships for the 2017-2018 year. This is just a sample of the recipients.

Michelle Ashe has received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. Ashe, 25, is working toward an Associate Degree in Nursing. The daughter of Michael Ashe of Wilmington and Brenda Holliday of Charlotte, she currently works at Oak Haven Assisted Living as a medication aide and a certified nurse aide I/II. Ashe will join the RN to BSN program at East Carolina University and plans to work at Vidant Medical Center. The Greenville resident attended Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology in Charlotte, and she holds an Associate in Arts and an Associate in General Education.

Amanda “Brooke” Butler has received the Archbell/Wilkinson Scholarship. Butler, 18, of Williamston, is the first student to enroll in BCCC’s PackTrac program. This program will allow her to transfer to NC State University to finish a degree in agricultural education. Butler plans to teach at a North Carolina public school. She is the daughter of Jamie and Garland Butler of Williamston. Butler works as a riding instructor at Farm Life Stables and attended Riverside High School.

Stephanie Keel has received the J. Bonner Paul Scholarship. Keel, 20, is the daughter of Greg Keel of Jamesville and Betty Jo Burch of Havana, Fla. She is a nursing student who is part of the RIBN program, and she plans to finish her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Williamston resident attended Riverside High School. She currently works as a certified nurse aide at both Roanoke Landing and Home Life Care.

Alyssa Manning has received the Myrtle Cutler Jones Scholarship. Manning, 19, of Williamston, is working toward becoming a medical laboratory technician. She is the daughter of Karmen and Rick Manning of Bear Grass. Manning attended Bear Grass Charter School and plans to work as a medical laboratory technician at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital. She currently works as a robotics trainer for CyberKids Robotics.

Sara Nicholson has received the Myrtle Cutler Jones and Sam Taylor Scholarships. Nicholson, 18, is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of Lee and Sharon Nicholson of Winterville. The Winterville resident attended D.H. Conley High School, and she plans to work as a nurse anesthetist. She currently works at Panera Bread as a cashier/barista.

Darian Stoica has received the Hannah Page and Jarl & Grey Bowers Scholarships. Stoica, 21, is the daughter of Mindy and Alex Stoica of Greenville. She is working on degrees in medical office administration and office administration, and she plans to get a bachelor’s degree in management. The Grimesland resident attended D.H. Conley High School. She currently works as the assistant to admissions and recruitment at BCCC.

Brianna Waters has received the Irwin & Frances Hulbert Scholarship. Waters, 19, is the daughter of Ronnie and Christie Waters of Plymouth. She is a business administration student who plans to get a Bachelor of Science in Business. The Plymouth resident attended Roch Academy.

Nudgie Williams has received the Irwin and Frances Hulbert Scholarship. Williams, 52, is working on her Associate Degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of Mildred Wins-Sease and holds certificates for Nurse Aide I and II. The Cofield resident attended Ahoskie High School, and she plans to work as a trauma nurse.

Cameron Whitehead has received the Bill Pruitt/St. Thomas Episcopal Scholarship. Whitehead, 29, is the daughter of Doug and Valerie Whitehead of Washington. She is working on an Associate Degree in Nursing, she and plans to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at East Carolina University. The Washington resident attended Washington High School, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing Education with a Concentration in Mathematics from East Carolina University.

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