The Blowing Rock Community Foundation has awarded scholarships to qualified students for over 30 years. Each scholarship has been for four years and/or 12 semesters of higher education. To date, 133 scholarships have been awarded with 95% of these recipients completing their degrees. Scholarships to date have totaled over 1.5 million dollars.
For 2023, the Foundation is proud to present the following:
With the addition of these seven students, the Foundation will fund, during the 2022-2023 academic year, scholarships for 19 students.
At Spring Commencement programs in May the following scholarship students received their diplomas: Wesley Harwood and Kate Kearse – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Breanna Meadows – University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Mary Alexis Lippard – Appalachian State University, and Megan Searcy – Gardner Webb University. Jasmine Van Dyke graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in December, 2021. The Foundation is proud of these students and is assured of their success in the future.