Osborne, Dunn land scholarshipsDec 9, 2022
The State Employees Credit Union Foundation has awarded $5,000 People Helping People scholarships to two Rockingham Community College students.
Jesse Osborne of Gastonia is a freshman pursuing his Associate in Science degree from RCC. He is also an infielder and catcher on the baseball team.
Thomas “TJ” Dunn of Ruffin is a sophomore in the Associate in General Education – Nursing program.
The SECU Foundation established the two-year scholarship program in 2004 to help North Carolina students achieve academic success through the community college system. Based on the Credit Union philosophy of “People Helping People,” these scholarships recognize the recipients’ leadership, character and integrity, community involvement, and scholastic achievement.
Scholarship funds are applied to tuition and other expenses associated with their community college education over four consecutive semesters. “Scholarships play an important role in making college more accessible and affordable and we are thrilled that the Foundation’s two-year scholarship continues to expand opportunities for students to obtain a degree,” said SECU Foundation Executive Director Jama Campbell. “Together, with North Carolina’s excellent community college system, we are building a solid foundation for supporting students in their academic success.”