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Students Awarded SECU Scholarships

Nov 16, 2017

RCC Students Receives SECU Foundation Scholarship

Rockingham Community College student Caleb Henderson received the 2017 “People Helping People” scholarship from the State Employee’s Credit Union (SECU). The North Carolina Community College Scholarship is a two-year, $5,000 non-transferable scholarship for students attending one of the community colleges in North Carolina.

Henderson is on track to graduate in May with an Associate in Applied Science – Criminal Justice. In addition, Henderson is second baseman for RCC’s men’s baseball team.

Associate Degree Nursing student Roxanne Garrett received a SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship for $750 to be used as needed to pursue her education. The scholarship enabled Garrett to earn the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential that is a prerequisite for beginning the Associate Degree Nursing program at RCC.

Gary Cooke, Jr. also received a SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship award of $750 from the SECU Foundation. Cooke studied welding at RCC.

The continuing education scholarship is funded by the SECU Foundation. The Foundation established the Continuing Education Scholarship to help meet the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and underemployed residents, focusing on assisting unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the National Guard. It provides 10 – $750 scholarships to each of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges to pay for short-term training that leads to state-recognized or industry-supported credentials.


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