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DCCC Announces Golden LEAF Scholarship Opportunities

Seven students receive support for continued studies at community college

THOMASVILLE, N.C. … Davidson County Community College is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Golden LEAF Scholars. Seven students from Davie, Randolph and Stanly counties have received scholarships from the Golden LEAF Foundation. Five of the students are enrolled in the curriculum program and two are occupational education students. The students and their courses of study are as follows:

Curriculum Students
Krystle Beal Practical Nurse Education
Lillian Marino Truck Driving Training
Jessica Martin Medical Assisting
Stephanie Reece Practical Nurse Education
Tocarra Steele Practical Nurse Education

Occupational Education Students
Shikha Sharma Nurse Assistant I
Jamie Smith Nurse Assistant II

“We are proud of the Golden LEAF Scholars,” states Rhonda Coats, Vice President of Student Affairs. “Each one is deserving of this honor, and DCCC is here to support them in achieving their dreams. These scholarships will further support these fine young people in shaping and reaching their career goals.”

The Golden LEAF Foundation provides scholarships to students in qualifying counties, who demonstrate financial need, to help them attend college at participating North Carolina public or private institutions or community colleges.

Since its inception, the Golden LEAF Foundation has awarded more than $32 million to help more than 13,700 students from rural North Carolina attend the state’s colleges and universities.