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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 15, 2013
 
HCC Foundation Inc. awards more than 140 scholarships, honoring donors Oct. 24
 
WELDON, N.C. – For the 2013-14 academic year, the Halifax Community College (HCC) Foundation Inc. has awarded 145 scholarships to 98 HCC students, totaling $106,686.

Generous individuals, businesses, civic and professional groups make scholarship awards possible. The scholarships vary in amount and selection criteria. Donors and scholarship recipients will be honored during the upcoming Donor Recognition Luncheon and Scholarship Awards Ceremony, Oct. 24.

The HCC Foundation Inc. was established in 1976. The Foundation provides new sources of funding for the College to implement its programs and services and assists students with funding their college education. The Foundation was created as the main vehicle for raising tax-deductible funds from the private sector. For information about contributing to the Foundation, contact Dr. Dianne Rhoades at 252-536-7239 or dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu or visit the HCC website at http://www.halifaxcc.edu/Foundation/.
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239