BCCC congratulates students on Darragh Foundation & other scholarships
The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the fall 2019 semester. Students can register now for spring 2020 classes. Most of these students received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Richard and Mildred Darragh, the Darragh family focuses on the impact of education in the communities it serves. The Darragh Foundation’s mission is “Helping to Improve the Lives of Others.” Scholarships from the foundation are awarded to Continuing Education students seeking their high school equivalency diploma and students working towards an industry-recognized credential returning to the workforce. Scholarships are awarded biannually and students must show academic promise and demonstrate need.
Jordan Leigh Woolard, 25, received the Harold & Louise Lane Scholarship. The Washington resident is working toward an Associate Degree in Nursing. Woolard attended Washington High School, and she plans to get her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the daughter of Jeff and Sherry Woolard of Washington. She currently works at Engraver’s World and Apparel.
Established in 1998 in memory of Harold Alton Lane, Jr., and in honor of Constance Lane Howard, by their parents Harold Lane, Sr. and his wife Louise, this endowment provides annual scholarships to one or more students in the nursing and or an associate degree program.
Lindsey Woolard, 18, received the Doris Eakes Scholarship. The Beaufort County resident is part of the nursing program and part of the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program. Woolard attended Peace Academy, and she plans to get her Master of Science in Nursing. She is the daughter of Ron and Kim Bousquet of Washington and Steve and Janet Woolard of Washington.
Doris Wallace Eakes, originally from Beaufort County, started this endowment to memorialize her father, Carmer Wallace, and her husband Joseph Eakes. Doris and her husband owned numerous nursing homes and shared a passion for good nursing care. Thus, the proceeds from this endowment support nursing scholarships.
Lavikina Grimes, 40, received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Washington resident is working toward her Nurse Aide II certification. Grimes attended Washington High School, and she holds a Nurse Aide I certification, Associate in General Education, and an Associate in Applied Science in Human Services Technology. She plans to become a registered nurse.
Jasmine Moore, 21, received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Washington resident is working toward her Pharmacy Technician certification. Moore attended Washington High School. She plans to become a pharmacist and currently works at Pizza Inn as a host.
London Moye, 28, received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Simpson resident is working toward her Nurse Aide I certification. She is the daughter of Brenda Daniels of Simpson. Moye attended Pitt Community College. She plans to become a registered nurse and currently works at Southern Living Home Care.
Jasmine Page, 21, received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Ayden resident is working toward her Manicuring/Nail Technician certification. The mother of one is the wife of Joseph Gaskins and the daughter of Angela Land and William Page. She attended Ayden-Grifton High School. Page plans to work in the nail business.
Angie Turner, 35, received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Greenville resident is working toward her Registered Medical Assistant certification. The mother of three is the wife of Alex Turner. She attended Sandusky High School, holds an Associate in Applied Science in Human Services Technology, a Phlebotomist certificate, a Medical Technician certificate, and a Nurse Aide I certificate. Turner plans to become a registered nurse.
Iris Ward received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship. The Washington resident is working toward her Registered Medical Assistant certification. She is a mother of two. Ward achieved her high school equivalency from BCCC, holds a Phlebotomist certificate, a Pharmacy Technician certificate, and a Nurse Aide I certificate. She plans to become a registered nurse and a business owner.
For more information, contact Serena Sullivan at 252-940-6326.