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2020 Scholarships - $111,000 thanks to YOU!
The mission of the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program is to provide scholarship funds for deserving students of Transylvania County. Scholarships shall be awarded by the educational institutions based on merit and financial need.
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The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program awards graduating seniors on merit and need. For 2020, awards to graduates of Transylvania County Schools totaled $37,000, with additional Connestee Falls Scholarships also awarded through Blue Ridge Community College and Brevard College. The following students earned one-time Connestee Falls Scholarship awards ranging from $1,500 to $4,000: Carly Tabor, Brennan Chapman, Baxter Swicegood, Kaitlyn Pressley, Abby Warren, Skylar Harrison, Tenille Leonard, Elise Poché, Brooklyn Rising, Madeline Hall, Shade Wilbanks and Callie Owen.
6/24/2019 3 Scholarship Recipients N. Pierron, Z.Abdulkarim, J. Whitt