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In alphabetical order, these are the scholarships available at James Sprunt Community College.  Please pay attention to any requirements that may be specifically linked to a certain scholarship.

JAMES SPRUNT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

2019-20

 

Jim and Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Albertson Memorial Scholarship

The Jim and Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Albertson Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Jim and Mary Albertson by their family in 1985. The Albertson Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC. Preference in recipient selection will be given to a student from the East Duplin district.

Albertson Ruritan Club Scholarship

The Albertson Ruritan Club Scholarship was established in 2007 by the Albertson Ruritan Club. This is a matching scholarship in which the award provided by the Club will be matched by the James Sprunt Foundation. Preference in awarding the scholarship is given to a resident of the Albertson area. The recipient will be a current student or a graduating high school senior, enrolled or planning to enroll, in a curriculum program at James Sprunt community College.

Garland Alphin Scholarship

The Garland Alphin Scholarship was established in memory of Garland Alphin by his family in 1994. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in either Agribusiness Technology or a vocational program. Preference will be given to students from the North Duplin School District.

Beulaville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Beulaville Area Chamber of Commerce was established by the Chamber in 2015. It will be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference will be given to a graduating high school senior. The recipient must be affiliated with the Beulaville Chamber.

Charles F. Blanchard Memorial Scholarship

The Charles F. Blanchard Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Charles Blanchard by his family in 1986. It is awarded annually to a second-year business education major (majoring in any area of business education), preferably a resident of the Wallace-Rose Hill vicinity. The JSCC Business Education Department will recommend the recipient and at least one alternate recipient to the JSCC Scholarship Committee.

Edward L. and Helen A. Boyette Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Dr. & Mrs. Boyette, the Edward L. and Helen A. Boyette Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a health occupation program at JSCC with preference to students from Duplin County.

Alan and Millie Ivey Brown Scholarship

Established in 2005 by the Mr. & Mrs. Brown, the Alan and Millie Ivey Brown Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC. Preference will be given to students from Duplin County.

Lynn and Anthony Brown Memorial Scholarship

The Lynn and Anthony Brown Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996 by the families of Lynn and Anthony Brown. Lynn, a graduate of JSCC and employee of the college, and Anthony, also a graduated of JSCC and employee of Murphy Family Farms, were killed in a tragic airline crash in May 1996.

The scholarship is awarded with preference to a student majoring in accounting or an agricultural program.

James E. and Mary Z. Bryan Memorial Scholarship

The James E. and Mary Z. Bryan Memorial Scholarship was established in 1983 by the Board of Directors of the James E. & Mary Z. Bryan Foundation in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Bryan. The Bryan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student on the basis of academic merit. The student may be enrolled in any curriculum program, but must maintain a C average.

Sherrel Sholar Bunn Scholarship

The Sherrel Sholar Bunn Scholarship was established in 2015 by Mrs. Bunn, a 1974 graduate of the Executive Secretary program at James Sprunt Institute, as the college was known then. The Bunn Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in the Business Administration program at James Sprunt Community College. The recipient must be a Duplin County resident and maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Mae B. Butler Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dr. Angela Butler in honor of her grandmother, the Mae B. Butler Scholarship will be awarded annually to current full-time students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in the pre-elementary education program. Preference will be given to Duplin County residents and that are a single parent.

Earl and Lynette Caison/McDonald’s of Warsaw-Wallace Scholarship

The Earl and Lynette Caison/McDonald’s of Warsaw-Wallace Scholarship was established in 2004 by E. F. Hugh Caison, of Clinton, in honor of his parents. The annual scholarship award is given to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in a college transfer curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference in selecting the recipient will be given to students who are Duplin County residents and employees of McDonald’s.

Carolina East Home Care & Hospice Scholarship

The scholarship shall be open to JSCC students enrolled in the nursing program of the college and to graduating high school seniors who are scheduled to enroll in the nursing program or a health sciences program leading to the nursing program for the fall semester the scholarship will be awarded. A minimum high school GPA is 3.5 unweighted and the student must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA while at JSCC.

E. Foster Helping Hand Scholarship

The W. E. Foster Helping Hand Scholarship was established to honor the life and legacy of Walter (W.E.) Foster who taught vocational and agricultural education in Duplin County public schools for 35 years (1951-1986). In addition to his long successful career as an educator, W. E. Foster was the first African American to serve on the Warsaw Board of Commissioners. He served the community of Warsaw on the Board for 36 years. He retired from the Board in 2005 at the age of 83.

Mr. Foster was a true believer that “we all have a civic responsibility to help better our community and provide a helping hand to our neighbors”. This scholarship was established by his family to carry on his beliefs in education and community. Preference in recipient selection will be given based on need; not necessarily on GPA and preferably to a James Kenan High School graduate.

Addis P. Cates Scholarship

The Addis P. Cates was established in 1983 by Curtis Cates in memory of his father. It is awarded to a full-time student on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The student may be enrolled in any curriculum program, but preference should be given to a former graduate of North Duplin High School.

Brenda Cates and Alisa Ortman Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Mrs. Helen A. Boyette in honor of her daughters, the Brenda Cates and Alisa Ortman Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the Associate of Arts degree program in education and who expresses a desire to teach.

Kirk Crisman/DCPC Educational Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the Board of Directors of the Duplin County Partnership for Children, the Kirk Crisman/DCPC Scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in the Early Childhood Associate degree program, and who is already employed or seeks employment in a childcare profession. Preference will be given to residents of Duplin County. 

Judy Davis Memorial Scholarship

The Judy Davis Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Professional Administrative Resources (PAR) group at JSCC, an organization of the college staff professionals. It was established in 1990. The scholarship is given in memory of Judy Davis, a former PAR member. It is awarded to any full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC.

Duplin County Agribusiness Council Agribusiness Technology Scholarship

The Agribusiness Technology Scholarship, provided by the Duplin County Agribusiness Council, is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in Applied Animal Science Technology at James Sprunt Community College. It was established in 1990.

Preference in recipient selection will be given first to a student from Duplin County, second to a student from North Carolina.

Duplin County Agribusiness Council Livestock and Poultry Technology (Swine Management Concentration) Scholarship

The Swine Management Concentration Scholarship, provided by the Duplin County Agribusiness Council, is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in the Applied Animal Science Technology–Swine Management Concentration program at James Sprunt Community College. It was established in 1990.

Preference in recipient selection will be given first to a student from Duplin County, second to a student from North Carolina.

Duplin County Farm Bureau, Inc. Scholarship

The Duplin County Farm Bureau Scholarship was established in 2008 by the membership of the Farm Bureau. The scholarship is open to full-time JSCC students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in any of James Sprunt Community College’s curriculum programs. Preference in selection will be given to Duplin County residents who are children of Farm Bureau members and who are enrolled in an agriculture-related program of study.

Duplin County Retired School Personnel Scholarship

The Duplin County Retired School Personnel Scholarship was established by the Duplin County Retired School Personnel organization in 1984. It is awarded annually to a full-time student on the basis of academic merit. Recipient must be a graduate of one of the four public high schools in Duplin County. Preference is given to a student planning a career in education.

Duplin General Hospital Medical Staff Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the Duplin General Hospital Board of Directors, the Duplin General Hospital Medical Staff Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student who is a resident of Duplin County and enrolled in one of the college’s curriculum health occupation programs.

Duplin Winery Scholarship

The Duplin Winery Scholarship was established in 2010 by the Fussell family. It is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Viticulture/Enology program at James Sprunt Community College.

Marion Louise Price Elkin Scholarship

The Marion Louise Price Elkin Scholarship was established in 1984 by Mrs. Elkin, a retired home economics teacher and a member of the James Sprunt Foundation Board of Directors. The Elkin Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit, with preference given to graduates of East Duplin High School.

Four County EMC Scholarship

The Four County EMC Scholarship was established in 2012 by the Burgaw office of Four County EMC. It is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Sheriff George Garner Memorial Scholarship

The Sheriff George Garner Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Sheriff George Garner by his family in 1999. It will provide annual tuition for a curriculum student at James Sprunt Community College, with first preference given to a student in the Criminal Justice Technology program.

Paul Ralph Gomes Scholarship

The Paul Ralph Gomes Scholarship was established in 2014 by Mrs. Delilah Gomes in memory of her husband. The Gomes Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the BLET program. The recipient must be a Duplin County resident.

John B. Hall Memorial Scholarship

The Hall Scholarship was established in memory of John B. Hall, of Kenansville, by his wife in 1988. The scholarship award is given to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in a health education program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference will be given to a graduate of James Kenan High School.

Charles Forest Hawes Scholarship

The Charles Forest Hawes Scholarship was established in 1986 by the James Sprunt Foundation in honor of Dr. Charles Forest Hawes. Dr. Hawes served as a physician to Duplin County from 1932 until 1981 when a disabling heart attack forced him to give up his practice. The Hawes Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit with preference given to students planning careers in a health occupations field.

Dr. Vernon Lee Hawes Memorial Scholarship

The Vernon Lee Hawes Scholarship was established in 1991 through a bequest from Mrs. Ruth P. Hawes of Philadelphia, PA in memory of her husband. Dr. Hawes grew up in Rose Hill and after attending medical school chose Ramsey, New Jersey as the location of his medical practice and home. He was also the brother of Dr. Charles Forest Hawes. The Hawes Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in or planning to enroll in a curriculum degree program at James Sprunt Community College.

James G. and Sudie M. Henry Memorial Scholarship

The James G. and Sudie M. Henry Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 by Sudie M. Henry in memory of her husband. Mr. Henry was a long-time educator in Duplin County, serving public education as both a teacher and principal. Mrs. Henry also spent her professional career as an educator, serving many years as an elementary school teacher. The James G. & Sudie M. Henry Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC with preference to students from Duplin or Pender County.

Willard Hoffler Scholarship

The J. Willard Hoffler Scholarship was established in 1983 by the Carter Foundation in honor of Mr. Hoffler who was a long-time friend and support of James Sprunt Community College and a member of the Board of Trustees and the James Sprunt Foundation Board of Directors. It is awarded to a full-time student on the basis of academic merit. The student may be enrolled in any curriculum program.

Margaret Marshall Holland Memorial Scholarship

The Margaret Marshall Holland Memorial Scholarship was established in 1984 by the JSCC Faculty Council to honor the memory of Ms. Holland, a general education instructor at JSCC, who passed away July 6, 1984. The Holland Scholarship is awarded to a second-year General Education major, planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree. Eligible recipients are nominated by the JSCC Faculty Council.

William B. and Christine S. Holland Scholarship

 The William B. and Christine S. Holland Scholarship was established in honor of them by their son, Richard Holland (a former JSCC student), in 2008. William (Billy) has been a lifelong farmer, being involved in dairy farming, swine, beef cows and poultry production. Christine has been a home maker and the backbone of her family and their business since their marriage in 1955. The Holland Scholarship is awarded to a working adult returning to school and is enrolled full-time in a curriculum program at JSCC. Preference will be given to students from Pender County.

Evelyn “Jackie” Johnson Nursing Scholarship

The Evelyn “Jackie” Johnson Nursing Scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of Jackie Johnson by her family. Mrs. Johnson attended nursing school at James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, graduating in 1943. She worked with Dr. George P. Matthews in Rose Hill for 30 plus years and was active in nursing until her early 70s.

The Evelyn “Jackie” Johnson Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the nursing program at JSCC.

Mary Sue Cowan Johnson and Nash Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Sue Cowan Johnson and Nash Johnson Memorial Scholarship was established by their family in 1986. The Johnson Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community college.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit, with preference to students from Duplin County who are enrolled in or plan to enroll in an agriculture-related program.

Jackie Fussell Jones Scholarship

The Jackie Fussell Jones Scholarship was established in 2012 by Jackie Fussell Jones, a former Duplin County resident. The Jones Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College. The recipient must be a Duplin County resident and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the nursing program or a business program.

JSCC Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

Provided by the JSCC Educational Office Professionals Organization of James Sprunt Community College, this scholarship is awarded to a business education major, preferably in the Office Systems Technology or Medical Assisting program. It was established in 1985.

JSCC Faculty Council Scholarship

The JSCC Faculty Council Scholarship was established by the faculty of James Sprunt Community College in 1990. It will be awarded each year in honor of an individual named by the Faculty Council. The recipient of the scholarship should be selected from the program represented by the honoree for that year.

JSCC Medical Assistants Club Scholarship

The JSCC Medical Assistants Club scholarship was established in 2003 by students in James Sprunt Community College’s Medical Assisting associate degree program. This is an annual scholarship award given to a second-year student enrolled in the Medical Assisting curriculum.

JSCC President’s Council Scholarship

The JSCC President’s Council Scholarship was established in 1990 by Dr. Donald L. Reichard, President of James Sprunt Community during that time. It is awarded each year to the scholarship applicant who, in the opinion of the Scholarship Committee, best exemplifies the qualities of academic progress, high personal standards, and a commitment to achieving his or her educational and career goals.

JSCC Scholarly Men of Success Academy Scholarship

The Scholarly Men of Success Academy Scholarship was established in 2013 by the H.E.L.P. Center (Help Everyone Live Productively) located in Warsaw. The scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Scholarly Men of Success Academy at James Sprunt Community College. The recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

JSCC Trustee Scholarship

The JSCC Trustee Scholarship was established in 2004 by the James Sprunt Community College Board of Trustees. It is awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC and must be a Duplin County citizen. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA.

Eddie Douglas Judge Memorial Scholarship

The Eddie Douglas Judge Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 by the college’s Mid-Management Council in honor of Mr. Judge, who served James Sprunt for many years as Director of Evening Programs.

The scholarship award will be given each year to a curriculum student enrolled or planning to enroll in the evening program at James Sprunt Community College. The scholarship will be for one year (fall and spring semesters), and will be awarded on a rotating basis to a student in a vocational, technical, or general education/college transfer program.

Eligible students must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 semester hours of credit each semester. Priority will be given to students receiving no other financial aid. Former recipients may re-apply in successive years while still enrolled in their original choice of curriculum program.

Vivian and Harry E. Kramer Memorial Scholarship

The Kramer Scholarship was established in memory of Harry E. Kramer, of Wallace in 1986, by his family. The scholarship award is given to a graduate of Wallace-Rose Hill High School who intends to pursue a baccalaureate degree after graduation from JSCC.

George F. Landen Memorial Scholarship

The George F. Landen Memorial Scholarship was established by his family in 1983. It will be awarded to a student enrolled, or planning to enroll in the General Education program at James Sprunt Community College. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and financial need.

Lane-Taylor Memorial Scholarship

The Lane-Taylor Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of Mary Selma Lane Taylor and Jesse Edgar Taylor by their daughter. Mr. & Mrs. Taylor lived in Wayne County and were involved in agri-business activities.

The scholarship is awarded to a student in any curriculum program. Preference in recipient selection will be given to a student planning to enroll or enrolled in one of the agricultural technology programs.

William Harvey McClean, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The William Harvey McClean, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2014 by his daughter in memory of her father. The McClean Scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Edd Dudley and Marie A. Monk Memorial Scholarship

The Edd Dudley Monk Scholarship was established in 1996 in honor of Mr. Edd Dudley Monk and his wife Marie A., of Magnolia, a former trustee of James Sprunt Community College.

Preference in recipient selection will be given to a student in a business or agricultural field.

Dr. John C. Moore Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. John C. Moore Memorial Scholarship was established in 2014 by the former office staff of Dr. Moore. The scholarship is awarded to a Duplin High School Senior that will be enrolling in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Murphy Farms Scholarship

The Murphy Farms Scholarship was established by Wendell Murphy, owner of Murphy Farms in 1987. It will be presented each year to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in the Applied Animal Science Technology–Swine Management Concentration program at JSCC.

OC, Olivia and Cherish Murray Scholarship

The OC, Olivia and Cherish Murray Scholarship was established by Jerome Murray in 2008. The Murray Scholarship will be awarded to students who are citizens of the United States and high school graduates of Duplin County schools in North Carolina before entering their first year of college. The recipient must be residents of the Greenevers Community.

Dovie L. Penney Memorial Scholarship

The Dovie L. Penney Memorial Scholarship was established by her daughters in 1997. Mrs. Penney was the first woman elected a county commissioner in Duplin County serving from December 1982 until December 1990. It is awarded annually to a full-time female student in any program of study on the basis of academic merit.

Emmanuel Pickett Memorial Scholarship

The Emmanuel Pickett Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 by friends and family of Emmanuel Pickett. Emmanuel was killed in Baghdad, Iraq on April 6, 2008 while serving his country.

The scholarship is open to a graduating Duplin County high school senior planning to enroll in the Criminal Justice program at James Sprunt Community College. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and a letter of recommendation from the principal of their attending high school.

Piggly Wiggly of Wallace Scholarship

The Piggly Wiggly of Wallace Scholarship was established in 1989 by Allen Williams, owner. It is awarded annually to a current or entering student at James Sprunt Community College, who is a graduate of Wallace-Rose Hill High School or Harrells Christian Academy, and who is enrolled or plans to enroll in JSCC’s Business Administration, Accounting, or Computer Information Technology curriculum.

John F. Powers Memorial Scholarship

The Powers Scholarship was established by Elsie F. Powers of Wallace in honor and memory of her husband in 1986. Dr. Powers served Wallace and Duplin County as a physician for many years before his death in 1982. It is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit, with preference to students from Duplin or Pender County who plans careers in a medical or health-related field.

Duplin Rotary Club Scholarship

The Duplin Rotary Club Scholarship is presented each year by the Duplin County Rotary Club to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree or diploma program at JSCC, and who is a GED graduate. Eligibility is not open to the child or spouse of a Rotary member. Preference will be given to a Duplin County resident.

D. & Peggy Quinn Scholarship

Established in 2009 by the family of A. D. & Peggy Quinn to honor their parents, the Quinn Scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior planning to enroll in any curriculum program at JSCC. Preference will be given to a graduate of North Duplin Jr/Sr High; a participant in regularly scheduled religious activities and/or a descendant of the Swinson/Roberts/Quinn family.

Dr. Corbett L. Quinn Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 by his wife, the Dr. Corbett L. Quinn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in any curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Stacy R. Quinn Memorial Scholarship

The Stacy R. Quinn Memorial Scholarship was established by his family in 1989. Mr. Quinn of Pink Hill served as a member of the JSCC Board of Trustees from 1975-1983. It is awarded annually to a graduate of East Duplin High School, who is enrolled in or plans to enroll in either the Associate Degree Nursing program or an agricultural program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference in making the award will be given to a graduating senior at East Duplin High School.

R. Quinn Memorial Scholarship

The T. R. Quinn Memorial Scholarship was established by his family in 1984. It is awarded to a full-time student, enrolled or planning to enroll in Business Administration, on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Lila Swinson Roberts Memorial Scholarship

The Lila Swinson Roberts Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 by her son, Wayne Bryant Roberts, in her memory. The Roberts Scholarship will be given each year to a student enrolled in or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference will be given to individuals that attend either Stanford Presbyterian Church or Friendship Methodist Church.

James R. Rose Memorial Scholarship

The James R. Rose Scholarship was established in 1984 by his family. It is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit, with preference given to students from the Chinquapin, Cypress Creek, or Fountain Town areas.

Bernice Smith Nursing Memorial Scholarship

The Bernice Smith Nursing Scholarship was established in 2015 by her sister, Delilah Gomes. It will be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in the nursing program at James Sprunt Community College. Preference will be given to a Duplin County student.

Ada Williams Smith Memorial Scholarship

The Ada Williams Smith Memorial Scholarship was established in 2000 by her daughter, Gladys Irene Smith Turlington, and granddaughter, Rebecca Nell Turlington Milburn. Ada Williams was born in Duplin County, near Deep Run, in 1888, later becoming the ward of her uncle, Hampton Williams of Kenansville, after the death of her parents. She attended and was a graduate of the original James Sprunt Institute in 1912.

The Ada Williams Smith Memorial Scholarship is given each year to a current or entering student at James Sprunt Community College. The scholarship is open to curriculum students enrolled in any program of study. Preference will be given to students who were orphans or foster children.

Jesse Norman & Bertha Williams Smith Scholarship

The Jesse Norman & Bertha Williams Smith Scholarship was established in 2008 by their children. The Smith Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student from Duplin County who has expressed an interest in completing the Associate’s Degree at James Sprunt Community College and continuing their education at a four year institution.

John Cameron and Ruby Spence Smith Scholarship

The John Cameron and Ruby Spence Smith Scholarship was established in memory of John Smith and in honor of Ruby Smith by their family in 1983. It will be awarded yearly to a graduating high school senior planning to enroll in a general education or technical curriculum at James Sprunt Community College, and later planning to transfer to a senior institution to complete the baccalaureate degree.

The Smith Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Preference is given to students from the East Duplin District.

Stoppelbein & Hardison, DDS, PA Academic Scholarship

The Stoppelbein, Coleman & Hardison, DDS, PA Academic Scholarship was established in 2003 through the JSCC Foundation by Drs. Stoppelbein, Coleman and Hardison of Stoppelbein, Coleman & Hardison, DDS, PA, of Warsaw. The scholarship is an annual award for students enrolled or enrolling in one of the health occupations degree programs at James Sprunt Community College. In making the award, preference will be given to residents of Duplin County enrolled in the dental hygiene or dental assisting program.

James F. Strickland Scholarship

The James F. Strickland Scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. Thomas S. Kenan, III and the Randleigh Foundation of Chapel Hill, NC. The endowment was founded to honor Mr. Strickland, a long term friend of the Kenan family, for his dedicated service to James Sprunt Community College and Duplin County. Mr. Strickland passed away in June 2012.

The Strickland scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Mary J. Tate Memorial Scholarship

The Mary J. Tate Memorial Scholarship was established in 2012 by the JSCC Advanced Leadership Academy graduates in support and appreciation of Mr. Jimmy Tate’s, leadership during the program. The scholarship is named in memory of Mr. Tate’s mother, Mary J. Tate, whose mother passed away September 2010. The Tate scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in either an agricultural or nursing program at James Sprunt Community College. All applicants must have a 3.0 GPA.

Geraldine and Russell Tucker Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Mr. & Mrs. Tucker, the Geraldine and Russell Tucker Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC with preference to students from Duplin County.

Tutor and Alphin Scholarship

The Tutor and Alphin Scholarship was established in memory of Adell Tutor and in honor of Dorothy Alphin by their children in 2003. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a business program. Preference will be given to students from the North Duplin School District.

Wallace Rotary Club Scholarship

The Wallace Rotary Club Scholarship was established in 1994 by the Wallace Rotary Club and is presented each year to a Wallace-Rose Hill High School graduate who demonstrates financial need. Eligibility is not open to the child of a Duplin County Rotarian.

Perry Whaley Memorial Scholarship

The Perry Whaley Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by the Whaley family in honor of Mr. Whaley. Mr. Whaley, of Rose Hill, was an instructor of electronics servicing at JSCC from August 15, 1966 until his death in November 1989.

The scholarship award will be given each year to a deserving student enrolled in or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

Hertford and Ora Herring Wiggs Scholarship

The B. Hertford and Ora Herring Wiggs Scholarship was established in 1983 by William H. Wiggs, librarian at James Sprunt Community College, in honor and memory of his parents. It will be awarded each Fall Semester to a second-year student pursuing a course of study in the General Education program at James Sprunt Community College. The scholarship will be awarded without regard to financial need.

Daniel Allen Williams Scholarship

The Daniel Allen Williams Scholarship was established in 1984 by Allen Williams, a member of the JSCC Board of Trustees. It is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College.

The award is given on the basis of academic merit, with preference given to graduates of Wallace-Rose Hill High School who are enrolled in or plan to enroll in a business education program.

Robert and Thelma Williams Scholarship

The Robert and Thelma Williams Scholarship was established in 2005 by Gayle Kabes, former dean of curriculum services at James Sprunt Community College, in memory of her parents. It is awarded to a full-time student from Wayne or Duplin counties enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC. Preference will be given to a North Duplin High School graduate.

Zettie Brinson Williams Scholarship

The Zettie Brinson Williams Scholarship was established in 2012 by Zettie B. Williams. Mrs. Williams is a long time Duplin County educator, county commissioner and James Sprunt Community College Board of Trustee member. The Williams Scholarship will be awarded each year to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in the nursing program or other medical field. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the nursing program. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA.

William L. & Kathryn P. Wrenn

Established in 2014, the Wrenn Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled or planning to enroll in either the College Transfer program or a Business Education related degree program at James Sprunt Community College. It will be awarded between the two programs on a rotating basis. In the event if there are not any applicants in the designated program for that year, it is to be awarded to the alternate program. The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Charles H. Yelverton Scholarship

The Charles H. Yelverton Scholarship was established in 1981 by the James Sprunt Community College Trustees in memory of Charles Yelverton, superintendent of Duplin County School System from 1968 until his death in 1981. Mr. Yelverton also served as a member of the JSCC Board of Trustees from 1969-1977. The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, the General Education program at James Sprunt Community College on the basis of demonstrated ability without regard to need.

Updated: 4/4/19