TheIndependent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC) received $4,000 from Bridgestone Americas to be distributed to a Barton College student for the 2019-20academic year. The check was presented by Andy Moler, HR Manager at Bridgestone.
Sarah Shaneyfelt, a junior at Barton College, was the recipient of the Bridgestone scholarship this year. Sarah is the daughter of William and Sherry Shumate of Wilson, NC, and is majoring in Social Work.
Colleen Kinser, director of the Independent College Fund of North Carolina, expressed thanks to Bridgestone Americas: “By providing this critical scholarship support, Bridgestone Americas is helping make a college education possible for Sarah Shaneyfelt and countless others. This gift will continue to have an impact throughout their lives and the Fund is deeply appreciative of Bridgestone Americas’ partnership and generosity.” This is the 58th year that the company has supported the ICFNC.