Luke Eason of Nashville, NC, has received a $4,000 scholarship from Bridgestone Americas for the 2020-21 academic year. Luke, a junior at Barton College majoring in history, is the son of Lisa Eason and Gregory Eason of Nashville. This is the second year that Luke has been selected to receive the scholarship.
The scholarship was distributed by the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC), an arm of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, be a resident of Edgecombe, Greene, Johnston, Nash, Pitt, Wayne, or Wilson Counties and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Eason has a 3.58 GPA.
“Scholarship support, such as this one from Bridgestone Americas, are helping make a college education possible for students like Luke,” said Colleen Kinser, director of the ICFNC. “The Fund is deeply appreciative of Bridgestone Americas’ partnership and generosity.” This is the 59th year that the company has supported the ICFNC.