Alumni Association awards scholarships

WHITEVILLE — The Columbus-Bladen County North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Alumni recently announced the recipients of its annual college scholarship for this fall.

Two former Whiteville High School students have been notified of their awards. Brianna Nicole McLean, daughter of William and Sherlynn McLean, has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the alumni association. Sky Morgan Robinson, daughter of Jai Robinson and the late Ethan Robinson, has also been awarded a $500 scholarship from the alumni association. Each students will be an incoming freshman.

Students who receive this scholarship must be accepted by, and attend NCA&T SU in order to receive funds.

Each year, the scholarship committee presents money to our local students attending A&T. applications can be mailed to any student who has been accepted to the 4 year HBCU college; however, scholarships are awarded for the fall semester only.

All former Aggies are asked to continue to support this worthwhile effort. Anyone interested in joining the A&T alumni should send his information to P.O. Box 252, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.