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HCC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 9, 2014
 
BB&T presents check to HCC to benefit Scholarship Fund
 
WELDON, N.C. – Branch Banking &Trust (BB&T) presented a $5,000 check to Halifax Community College on Dec. 5. The check will benefit the BB&T Scholarship Fund, which will provide two scholarships at the college. BB&T is contributing up to $10,000 per year for five years. This is the final year of the pledge. Funds will be used to support local high school students with the highest grade point average from their respective schools within the service area who intend to attend HCC.

For more information on how to establish a scholarship at HCC, contact the Foundation Office at 252-536-7239 or 252-536-7234.
 
Pictured for the check presentation are, from left, HCC Vice President of Institutional Advancement/Executive Director of the HCC Foundation Inc. Dr. Dianne Rhoades, BB&T–Roanoke Rapids Market President Jon Anderson, and HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr.
 
 
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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