Five students at North Carolina private colleges received a $2,000 Burlington Industries Foundation Scholarship from the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC) for the current academic year. The scholarship was awarded on the basis merit.
The students are:
Summer Marissa Hogg, a Greensboro College freshman from Winston Salem, majoring in Health Sciences
Carmela Marie Culhane, a High Point University freshman from Golden Bridge, NY, majoring in Exercise Science
Yamai Pedraza, a Guilford College freshman from Greensboro, majoring in Political Science
Breyonnah Ward, a Bennett College freshman from Greensboro majoring in Journalism/Media Studies
Katelyn Roache, an Elon University junior from Mocksville, NC, majoring in Finance and International Economics
The Burlington Industries Foundation has contributed more than $1 million to ICFNC over the past 57 years. ICFNC is the fundraising arm of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), a statewide office for North Carolina’s 36 independent colleges and universities.
“The Burlington Industries Foundation has been a faithful supporter of the Independent College Fund for 57 years, providing critical scholarship support to students who are excelling and committed to their educational pursuits,” said Colleen Kinser, director of ICFNC. “We are so grateful for their continuing partnership.”
The Burlington Industries Foundation was established in 1943 to providing financial assistance primarily to higher education and other organizations serving communities where large numbers of Burlington employees live and work.